Beijing Takes Direct Control Over Coronavirus Response In Hubei Province

People wearing protective masks shopping at a supermarket in Shenyang in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on Monday. AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption AFP via Getty Images People wearing protective masks shopping at a supermarket in Shenyang in China’s northeastern Liaoning province, on …

Effort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain

India Hardy, and her brother, Rico, suffer regular bouts of severe pain when their sickle cell disease flares up. They say they used to find relief at St. Mary’s, their local hospital in Athens, Ga., until the facility changed the pain treatment protocol in its …

Medical News Today: New birth control pill provides contraception for a month

Taking a pill once a month is more convenient than taking one once a day. New research introduces a monthly pill and tests it in pigs. Share on PinterestNew research introduces a monthly birth control pill. Researchers estimate that, with typical use, 9% of women …

Medical News Today: Depression on birth control: Everything you need to know

Some people who use hormonal birth control, such as the pill, the patch, or hormonal intrauterine device (IUD), report experiencing depression as a side effect. Research on the topic has mixed results, so the precise link between depressive symptoms and birth control remains unclear. A …

How to Have the Birth Control Conversation With Your New Partner

Some of us are not very good at having uncomfortable conversations. We develop the symptoms of a panic attack, like fear, heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, feeling of choking, dry mouth, sweating, chills, shaking, tingling, nausea, headache, and feeling faint. Discomfort can hit …