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Only one pregnancy tracking app has adequate privacy, security policies, study finds

Mozilla points out 18 health apps that it believes consumers should avoid.

On Aug 17, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘That’s it I’m staying on the pill’: Woman says she got pregnant while tracking her period as birth control

Commenters debated the effectiveness of natural family planning.

On Jul 20, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Don’t buy the viral claim that Anonymous deleted tracking data from period-tracking apps

Despite widespread and uncritical coverage of the claim, no evidence has been presented.

On Jun 30, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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TikToker documents the process of losing and recovering her tampon in her body

'I refuse to wear tampons for this exact reason.'

On Apr 10, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘This would’ve been nice to know’: Delta worker reveals hack for dealing with your period on an airplane

It's not just Delta.

On Jul 13, 2021 by Rachel Kiley

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Amazon calls influencer Ava Louise’s latest video a ‘hoax’ after she claims package contained used menstrual pads

'Ms. Louise is known for fabricating stories to further her own notoriety,' the tech company said.

On Jul 10, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Twitter slams dude for saying only 7 tampons are needed per period

He also described some uterine linings as ‘extra juicy.’

On Mar 7, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

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THINX (BTWN) are period panties aimed at teens–and they’re great

It's the same period-proof underwear you know and love (just somewhat smaller).

On Oct 11, 2018 by Marisa Losciale

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The best menstrual cup for period protection

What is a menstrual cup? And what’s the best menstrual cup for you?

On Sep 21, 2018 by Marisa Losciale

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Fitbit finally adds period tracking to its smartwatch app

Period tracking is an important metric smartwatches and health apps often overlook

On May 8, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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Toxic shock syndrome doesn’t just strike women and tampon users

Let's break down the myths and truths about TSS.

On Apr 12, 2018 by Claire Lampen

Transgender man Kenny Jones speaks out about periods in an interview for Pink Parcel.

Period company features trans man in new ad

Because men menstruate too.

On Mar 16, 2018 by Ana Valens

California and Illinois public schools will now have mandatory tampons and pads provided for free.

California, Illinois laws require free tampons in public schools

There's no need to charge teens for having a period.

On Jan 9, 2018 by Ana Valens

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The internet is not impressed with boyfriend who’s too ’embarrassed’ to buy tampons

Boy, bye.

On Nov 30, 2017

can you get pregnant on your period

Here’s the real truth about getting pregnant on your period

Get ready to do some math.

On Nov 2, 2017 by Claire Lampen