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Sexual health

Learn everything you need to know about sexual health and how it can improve both physical and emotional wellbeing.

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What you should know about HPV and cancer
A vaccine is available to protect against HPV-related cancers.

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Why It’s Essential to Get the HPV Vaccine
Squeamishness about sex and other misconceptions may discourage parents from getting their kids vacc...

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What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine
Vaccination provides effective and long-term protection against several types of cancer.

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Birth control pills could increase risk of blood clots
Learn about signs of blood clots, and what type of birth control may be right for you.

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What is the association between HPV infection and cancer?
Not all strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cancer. Diane Harper, MD, explains how HPV c...

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My story: Maria and HIV
Maria is determined to break through the stigma around HIV. From survivor to advocate and thriver, l...

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Could I have human papillomavirus (HPV) even if my Pap test was normal?
Although the Pap test is vital, it won't always identify human papillomavirus (HPV). Family physicia...

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Which birth control option is right for you?
From pills to patches, get the lowdown on your options for contraception.

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What type of vaginal lubricant is best?
All vaginal lubricants are not created equal. Gynecologist Evelyn Minaya, MD, explains the kinds tha...

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First FDA-Approved Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill Ships to Stores
As of March 2024, norgestrel (Opill) is available without a prescription in drugstores, supermarkets...