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Susan Rinkunas

  1. we won't go back
    5 Ways You Can Help Planned ParenthoodGet involved and help their doors stay open.
  2. the trump effect
    How, Exactly, Could Trump Get Rid of Free Birth Control?Obamacare’s contraception mandate could be on the chopping block.
  3. am i dying
    Is It Normal to Be So Bloated It Hurts?A puffy abdomen could be caused by a laundry list of things.
  4. things that pay off
    Why Birth Control Should Be FreeIt’s powerful preventive care unlike almost anything else in medicine.
  5. body diversity
    Model Ashley Graham on Why We Need Curvy BarbiesThe curve model and body-image activist got her own doll.
  6. i'm yelling tinder
    Tinder Introduces More Gender OptionsPeople no longer have to choose to identify as either “male” or “female.”
  7. charitable things
    People Are Donating to Planned Parenthood in Mike Pence’s NameThat way, the vice-president-elect will get a thank-you from an organization he loathes.
  8. intestinal distress
    This Election Is Making People’s IBS WorseYour fellow Americans are literally sick to their stomachs.
  9. reproductive wrongs
    What Will Women’s Health Care Look Like Now?Trump wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which has been great for women’s health.
  10. mental health
    Pretty Little Liars Star’s Anorexia Battle Is Part of Why She Supports HillaryTroian Bellisario says Hillary views mental health care as part of health care.
  11. personality tests
    11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting an IUDThe pill can be great, but it’s understandable if you’re ready to move on.
  12. zika virus
    There’s a Zika Treatment in the Works for Pregnant WomenIt’s good news for Zika prevention, too.
  13. decisions
    Jessica Alba Can’t Decide Whether or Not She Works OutIs she relatable or mythical?
  14. insult to injury
    Being Tired Could Be Making You Eat MorePeople who got about four hours of sleep ate a lot more the next day.
  15. our casual dysmorphia
    There’s No One Type of Runner’s BodyCurve model Candice Huffine on her new women’s running club.
  16. menstrual trolling
    This Teacher Convinced Thousands of Women to Call Mike Pence About Their PeriodsLaura Shanley “would really like to have a conversation with [Mike Pence].”
  17. explainers
    Which IUD Should You Get?The pros and cons of the five T-shaped soldiers available.
  18. let's get real
    The Best Way to End Poverty Is to Start With Birth ControlMelinda Gates on the underlying mission of her family-planning campaign.
  19. hairy situations
    $26 Million Settlement Moves Forward Over Hair Loss From Wen ConditionerA judge approved the Wen by Chaz Dean settlement.
  20. lawsuits
    Can Baby Powder Cause Cancer? A Woman Just Won a $70M Lawsuit Saying YesThe plaintiff argued that she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s baby powder for 45 years.
  21. reproductive rights
    Is This the Turning Point for the Abortion Pill?More women in the U.S. are having abortions via medication, not surgery.
  22. wellness theories
    Dara Torres on Living a Normal Life After 5 Olympics and an Eating DisorderThe retired swimming legend works out mainly for stress relief now.
  23. if it sounds too good to be true
    Freezing Off Your Fat Could Actually Produce More FatThe treatment only works temporarily in some people.
  24. reproductive wrongs
    Hospital Refused to Tie Woman’s Tubes Even Though Pregnancy Could Kill HerThe ACLU has filed a federal complaint on her behalf.
  25. shmashmortion
    In Praise of How Jane the Virgin Discussed Abortion Last NightThe show’s depiction was realistic without being sensational.
  26. hunger games
    You’ll Be Hungry No Matter How Much You Eat, Says Bleak StudyHunger doesn’t care that you had a bar full of protein, fiber, and unicorn dust.
  27. srsly?
    Facebook Removes Animated Breast-Cancer Video for Being OffensiveThe nipple is still not free.
  28. am i dying
    Is My Gigantic Purse Causing My Back Pain?You might need to take a load off.
  29. Just When You Thought 2016 Couldn’t Get Any Worse, We Now Have Record STD LevelsGird your loins.
  30. dumpster fires
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases Have Hit a Record High in the United StatesGird your loins.
  31. headaches
    This Might Be Why Wine and Chocolate Give You MigrainesThanks, mouth bacteria.
  32. our casual dysmorphia
    Women Are Still Terrified of Being OverweightGuess the body-positive movement still has some work to do.
  33. weighty matters
    It May Be Legal to Seat Airplane Passengers by Size, But It’s Still CruelHawaiian Airlines isn’t weighing people, but size does factor into its new policy.
  34. reproductive rights
    Women Seeking Abortions Are Sure About Their Choice Before Walking Into a ClinicThose mandatory waiting periods serve what purpose, exactly?
  35. am i dying
    Is My New Mole Actually Skin Cancer?What to do about that spot.
  36. wellness theories
    Melissa Joan Hart on Smelly Soap and GuacamoleThe actress on how she stays well with three young kids.
  37. explainers
    Why Did the Government Want to Ban This Herbal Supplement?This pain-relieving leaf is stirring up controversy.
  38. yikes
    These Teething Tablets and Gels May Have Killed 10 Kids, FDA SaysBad news for the homeopathic products.
  39. dr. google
    Here’s Exactly How Helpful It Is to Consult Dr. GoogleMaybe don’t try to diagnose yourself.
  40. excuses
    Man Says He Couldn’t Have Assaulted Two Women Because His Penis Is Too SmallAh, the anatomy defense.
  41. fertility
    Using One Egg in IVF Is Just As Effective and Probably SaferThere may be no need to risk triplets.
  42. horrible things
    Female Students Sue After Being Forced to Do Vaginal Ultrasounds on Each OtherThe ultrasound program at Valencia College is the subject of a lawsuit.
  43. can u not
    Mom Arrested After Feeding Her 11-Month-Old Son Only Nuts and BerriesShe’s reportedly an “extreme” vegan.
  44. am i dying
    Why Do I Wake Up to Pee Every Night?Get it together, bladder.
  45. health halos
    Naked Juices Aren’t As Healthy As They Suggest They Are, Lawsuit AllegesYou’re paying for mostly apple juice.
  46. frontiers in fertility
    This Groundbreaking Transplant Would Let Women Born Without Uteruses Have KidsThe organs came from random, altruistic donors.
  47. division of labor
    Female Squirrels Do All the Work, According to Eerily Familiar-Sounding StudyFemale squirrels are way busier than males.
  48. the truth hurts
    This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All Year, According to Rude StudyA pox on all holiday parties.
  49. fit moms
    This Original ‘Fit Mom’ Now Feels Badly About Shaming Moms for Not Working Out“No excuses” mom has found an excuse.
  50. warnings
    Thanks to Zika, Pregnant Women Told to Consider Not Traveling to Southeast AsiaSame goes for women trying to get pregnant.
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