This Is How One Country Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students
The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
Kotex Tampons Are Being Recalled After Reports of Them Unravelling Inside People's Vaginas
One type of Kotex tampon is being pulled from shelves after some customers had to seek medical attention.
A Guide to Getting Into Menstrual Cups
The long-lasting, reusable blood funnels have a rabid fan base. Here's everything you need to know about using a tiny chalice for your periods.
What It's Like Growing Up with the Belief that Tampons Take Virginity
As a teen, I felt stuck in a miserable balancing act: hiding tampons from my family or being shamed by friends for not using them.
How Witches and Menstruation Myths Influenced Modern Recipes
There are some scientific reasons to stir a stew a particular way, and then there are reasons rooted in sexism and superstition.
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Can I Skip My Period Safely?
Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
Organic Cotton Tampons Don't Protect You From Toxic Shock Syndrome
A new study challenges the idea that cotton tampons and menstrual cups are less risky than traditional tampons when it comes to TSS.
Does Weed Actually Work for Period Cramps?
Menstrual pain could soon be a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana.
The Forgotten Black Woman Inventor Who Revolutionized Menstrual Pads
Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner was a self-taught inventor who created the sanitary belt and filed five patents in her lifetime.
Girls Who Get Their Periods Early Show More Symptoms of Depression
The symptoms persisted well into adulthood.
Why Your Dreams Get Wild Right Before Your Period
We asked two doctors if your premenstrual dreams actually mean anything, and why they occur.
Bar Offers 'Bloody' Discount to Women Who Are on Their Periods
Tell the bartender you're on the rag, and you'll receive 25 percent off your bar bill, since women spend roughly one-fourth of their lives menstruating.