What's Freaking Me Out
When the Rare Birth Control Pill Side Effect Happens to You
Stomach pain and asthma are occasionally linked to hormonal contraception.
Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for Male Birth Control
At least if the history of women's contraception is any indicator.
Pigeons in Spain Can Now Get Birth Control More Easily Than Most American Women
Birth control has been used to control bird populations before, even here in the US.
Investigating the Middle School Rumor that Mountain Dew Lowers Your Sperm Count
One of the greatest rumors in middle school was that the yellow dye in Mountain Dew killed off your sperm. Naturally, it became a much beloved contraceptive choice for countless teens. Was there any truth to the rumor?
Risky Sex Is Fastest-Growing Health Concern for Young People
A major global study finds that unsafe sex is the fastest growing risk factor for young people's health the world over. We asked one of its authors to explain how we're failing our teens.