April 22, 2014 - 4:54 pm
A new report card suggests that where a couple lives may have a lot to do with how many options for treating infertility are readily available.
April 21, 2014 - 2:15 pm
There’s concern that without access to this important prevention method, incidences of both STDs and unintended pregnancies will go up across Cuba.
April 18, 2014 - 1:31 pm
This week, we look at several pieces of new research: scientists discovered how sperm and egg latch on to each other, a study suggests that Viagra may cause melanoma, and researchers question whether Facebook makes women feel fat.
April 9, 2014 - 4:08 pm
A panel of experts now recommends that a baby aspirin each day may be able to prevent up to a quarter of all cases of preeclampsia, a condition that develops in 4 percent of pregnancies and that can be life threatening for both the woman and the developing fetus.
April 9, 2014 - 3:19 pm
The “egg baby” has gone high-tech: Youth advocacy group Do Something has a teen pregnancy campaign that purports to teach young people what it’s like to have a baby via text message. Unfortunately, the campaign fails, in both concept and execution.
April 7, 2014 - 5:34 pm
A new study 30 years in the making finds that, in most doses, fertility drugs do not raise a woman’s risk for breast cancer.
April 3, 2014 - 3:34 pm
Two big cities—Chicago and Philadelphia—are expanding and advertising programs that allow teens to get condoms at school and even at home.
April 1, 2014 - 2:20 pm
Current recommendations suggest Pap tests be used as primary screening tools for cervical cancer, but some experts would like to see newer DNA testing used more often.
March 28, 2014 - 1:19 pm
This week, a travel company launches a racy and playful ad asking Danes to get pregnant for their country, a credit card processing company refuses to work with an online condom retailer, and the STD app Hula comes under fire.
March 28, 2014 - 10:18 am
In the last few weeks, there have been a couple of instances across the country in which schools asked students to change their appearance to match gender norms and threatened to punish them for not doing so.