The STI Files: Mycoplasma genitalium
Mycoplasma genitalium (sometimes called Mgen) is a bacterial infection spread through sexual contact. Although it's pretty common now, it isn't diagnosed and treated as often as it should be.
The STI Files: Hepatitis
Hepatitis is is an inflammation of the liver almost always caused by different hepatitis viruses. Learn about prevention and treatment for hepatitis A, B, C, and beyond.
The STI Files: Herpes
About one in five people in the United States over age 12 — approximately 45 million individuals — are infected with HSV-II, the virus that causes genital herpes. Around 50-80 percent of the adult population has oral herpes, which most people contract through nonsexual contact in childhood.
The Real Deal On HIV, PrEP, and PEP
Is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention right for me? When should I use post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)? Get the answers to these and other PEP/PrEP questions, right here!
Miscarriage: What It Is, Why It Happens and How to Deal
A miscarriage is a pregnancy that naturally ends before twenty weeks of pregnancy, all by itself. Here's what it's all about and how it can be as an experience.
Pregnancy and Delivery: Super-Basic Edition
If you don’t know about what it’s like to be pregnant at any or every stage and you just want half a clue, this is your article.
Teen Access to Abortion: An Interview with Carol Sanger
Legal scholar and reproductive rights expert Carol Sanger talks about barriers to abortion access and supporting pregnant teens.
Reproductive Coercion: An intimate partner violence you might be overlooking
What is reproductive coercion, how can you spot it and what can you do about it if you do?
Pills (and other hormonal contraceptives) By Post May Save Your Hide
A guide to accessing hormonal contraception (regular and emergency) via online mail-order pharmacies and other helps when access in the United States is looking grim.
The STI Files: Zika
While most cases of Zika virus are acquired via mosquito bites, this emerging virus can be transmitted sexually, and the CDC reports that the numbers of such cases are growing in subtropical regions of the Americas.