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If you’re a high-risk patient who needs an abortion, a hospital’s religious chaplain might help decide whether you can get one

Many Protestant and secular hospitals in the South impose harsh restrictions on abortion care, according to a new study

These filmmakers investigated birth control’s side effects. Here’s what they learned.

‘The Business of Birth Control’ looks at the pill’s lesser-known — and potentially dire — impacts

Perimenopause can trigger high anxiety. Nobody told these women that it’s normal.

One woman said it felt like she was having a nervous breakdown

It’s the 100th anniversary of the first conference on birth control. Here’s a look at contraception’s lesser-known legacy.

The reproductive rights movement was revolutionary. It also has a darker side.

A nurse assumed a disabled woman wasn’t sexually active. That stereotype is dangerous, advocates say.

Such misconceptions can have serious health consequences

TikTok’s ‘What I Eat in a Day’ trend can be harmful. Here’s why.

Documenting daily eating habits has exploded in popularity, especially among young women

These nonbinary patients were seeking trans health care. But in a binary system, they felt ‘invalidated.’

In the current model, patients must prove they are ‘transgender enough’ to qualify for gender-affirming care

The Texas abortion ban has a medical exception. But some doctors worry it’s too narrow to use.

A woman with an ectopic pregnancy was turned away, abortion advocates say

Your questions about contraception, answered

The Lily’s 2018 video series, “When Used Correctly,” has answers for you

Scientists urged caution for using a common pain reliever during pregnancy. More information is needed, OB/GYNs say.

The CDC recommends pregnant people take acetaminophen for fever or pain