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Jun 13, 2016

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Remi

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Navigating Fertility Clinics with a Click

Jake Anderson and Deborah Bialis of San Francisco planned to start a family not long after their wedding in 2012. But they soon ran into a roadblock: infertility. At 27, Ms.

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How Period Trackers Have Changed Girl Culture

My 18-year-old daughter knows exactly when it will be that time of the month. Since June, she’s been plugging the dates of her menstrual cycle into a popular period tracking app called Clue, and has it programmed to send her an alert every month, two days before her next period is due.

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Jun 26, 2015

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Emily S

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Telemedicine Under Attack As Abortion Rights Supporters Seek More Options For Women

The House of Representatives’ approval last week of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks brings into sharp focus the issue of early access to abortion.  Abortion rights supporters say more than a dozen states have banned one option that could improve early access: telemedicine.

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