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Planned Parenthood says it will exit federal family planning program over abortion ‘gag’ rule. Here’s how that will affect women.

The result of the agency’s withdrawal — unless the court should rule against the administration before Aug. 19 — will vary greatly by state

A chronic illness upended my life. I’m still trying to find a new normal.

Should I talk about my diagnosis on a first date? Tell my friends if I’m feeling particularly awful?

I’m a woman working as a surgeon. I don’t feel comfortable telling girls they should follow my footsteps.

The reality of life as a female surgeon is challenging in a profession where the boys’ club is alive and well

Do you crave chocolate when you’re going through PMS? You’re not alone, according to this research.

Plus, tips for getting rid of monthly cravings

A new, implanted drug could someday prevent HIV infection

The approach uses a small implant the size of a matchstick that is inserted in the upper arm

Planned Parenthood isn’t political. It has been politicized — and not by us.

Framing it as ‘political’ offers a false choice between advocating for women’s health and offering health care

New FDA data linked a rare cancer to textured breast implants. Allergan has announced a worldwide recall.

The vast majority of the cases involved products from the Dublin-based company

These new federally funded clinics are positioning themselves as ‘pro-life’ alternatives to Planned Parenthood

Obria’s clinics encourage young clients to use online apps developed with funding from religious conservatives