Talk About Birth Control
Mom, what do you think about "the pill?" Whether or not kids ask their parents about birth control, parents certainly have their opinions.
Risky Sex Among Military Servicewomen
Research has suggested that women in the military have been less likely to practice safe sex. As more women are joining the military ranks, there may be a need for improved gynecologic care.
New Vaccine Schedule Released
Experts regularly meet to determine the most appropriate schedule for children to receive their immunizations against infectious diseases. The newest schedule has just been released.
Flu Shot Protects Mom and Unborn Baby
With a flu pandemic going on, public health authorities are encouraging everyone to get flu shots. But pregnant women may worry – will the shot hurt my baby?
DIY Test for STD Works
Uh oh, maybe you need to get checked out down there for some not-so-fun disease. A test you can do yourself (with some help) can figure it out and it works very well.
A Link Between Smoking and Bacteria
The dangers of secondhand smoke for children can often show up in unexpected ways. Even some bacterial illnesses can pose a higher risk to children if they're around secondhand smoke.
Little Risk for Diseases with IUDs
Choosing the right birth control method can be tricky. Women opting to use a long-term device without taking the pill were unsure of the risks involved. A new study has found that the chance of developing pelvic problems after starting to use an intrauterine device (IUD) was small.
Autism Link to Flu in Pregnancy is Weak
Getting sick while pregnant may make expectant moms feel even more ill at ease. Will the illness affect your child? Can it increase his or her risk of autism? So far, it seems unlikely.
Surgery Doesn’t End All Pelvic Problems
Women who may have a urinary tract infection ( UTI ) on the day of surgery for their pelvic floor disorder are likely to have another UTI in the first six weeks after the procedure, a new study has found.
Create a "Vaccine Cocoon" for Babies
The cases of whooping cough in the U.S. this year are the highest they have been since 1959. And the best way to protect the ones you love is to get the vaccine.