5 Things You Definitely Should Not Be Doing to Your Vagina

Just when we thought we’d heard it all, Gwyneth Paltrow recently touted the restorative powers of vaginal steam treatments. Here’s the scoop on this and four other things you shouldn’t do to your vagina.

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Sugary Drinks Linked to Girls’ Earlier Periods

Girls who drink sugary beverages have their first period earlier, a new study says, and that’s not a good thing.

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How Thyroid Problems Could Harm Women’s Fertility

A new study supports the notion that thyroid disorders can cause significant reproductive problems for women.

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Long-Term Use of The Pill Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer

The risk for developing a rare form of brain cancer known as glioma appears to go up with long-term use of hormonal contraceptives such as the Pill, new Danish research suggests.

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The Weird Link Between Your Period and Cigarette Cravings

Women who want to quit smoking need every advantage they can get. Now, a new study finds that timing a quit attempt around certain points in the menstrual cycle may increase the chances of success.

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Why Your Period Might Change After Having a Baby

After I had my second baby, my periods became a lot heavier. That didn’t happen after the first one. Why is that?

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How the Timing of Your First Period May Affect Your Heart Disease Risk

The timing of a woman’s first period may be linked to her later risk of heart disease, British researchers report.

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Brain Fog: Is It PMS or Something More Serious?

This Is Your Brain On PMS.

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Take This Quiz to Solve Your Period Problems

Period problems? Use our handy flow chart quiz to figure out what’s going on.

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Women Ages 40 to 59 Have Highest Rates of Depression, CDC Says

Almost 8 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were moderately to severely depressed during 2009 to 2012, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

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