health

I was scared to try the menstrual cup. But it changed everything.

Here are four reasons I prefer it to tampons and pads

This ad was deemed ‘too graphic.’ But new moms say it shows the reality of postpartum.

‘No one tells us what to do, it’s a horrific mess, but we still figure it out’

3 in 4 women will experience painful sex. What’s with the impulse to just ‘grin and bear it’?

‘Women are not typically told that their orgasm matters, that their pleasure matters’

The coronavirus is spreading. So is discrimination.

Asian Americans are bracing themselves for an all-too-expected side effect

When my father died, I couldn’t afford to take time off. This is the reality for many.

He went to lengths to minimize the financial impact his death would have on us

Lily Lines: The ‘potentially unnecessary’ OB/GYN exam

Plus, what we know about ‘Megxit’

Pelvic exams are ‘unnecessary’ for most young women, according to a new study. We had experts weigh in.

They told us when pelvic exams are necessary — and shared advice for OB/GYN visits

Opioid overdoses among women have increased dramatically. But treatment centers are still designed for men.

A gnarled web of laws, stigma and sexism make it difficult for women to get the treatment they need

Toilet paper is always free. Students at this college are asking: Why not tampons?

The problem is, most people don’t like to think about periods

PMS is ‘not normal,’ this expert says: Women need to stop putting up with it

If they follow this advice, Kirsten Karchmer says the majority of women can get 80 percent of the way towards their ideal period