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Why you shouldn't put off that Pap test any longer

It's Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we turn to an important topic: the Pap test. What is it, should it scare you, and why should you get it done?

Popular morning sickness drug 'ineffective,' study reveals

When diet and non-medical treatments fail, a drug to treat morning sickness may be the answer. But new research calls its effectiveness into question.

Starting periods early linked to health risks later in life

A study involving almost half a million people finds that a range of reproductive factors increase the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.

All you need to know about vaginal boils

Learn about vaginal boils, which result in pus-filled lumps around a hair follicle. Included is detail on home remedies and when to see a doctor.

Endometrial ablation: What you need to know

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove the uterine lining. It may help women who have heavy or long periods, or bleeding in between periods.

Aphrodisiacs: Where is the evidence?

Natural aphrodisiacs promise to enhance our sex lives ? but what does the science behind the claims say? More evidence is slowly emerging.