When the discussion of reproductive health is dominated by the political will to control it, gaps in medical research get overshadowed
Age-old taboos against menstruation have led to a lack of research on how women's cycles work, with serious consequences for their health
Female puberty is starting earlier and earlier, with worrying consequences for women’s health
Why Women—and Men—Need Better Birth Control
The IUD is held up as the gold standard of contraception. That says a lot about the slothful pace of innovation
To Prevent Women from Dying in Childbirth, First Stop Blaming Them
Two-thirds of all U.S. maternal deaths are considered preventable. Racism—not race—is a critical factor
Pausing Fertility: What Will Happen When the Eggs Thaw?
Technical advances are driving a boom in egg freezing, which promises to let women put off pregnancy indefinitely. But will the science live up to the hype?
Can You Prevent Pregnancy with the Pullout Method?
An investigation into one of the biggest misconceptions in male fertility