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101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World

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Fatigue Facts: 5 Things That Make You Tired

Your extreme fatigue might be coming from one of these energy suckers

Birth Control Options: The Ring

Learn about each contraceptive option available so you can find the best birth control for you. Here, everything you need to know about the ring<p><b>What it is:</b><br>The ring (NuvaRing) is a soft, flexible transparent ring that measures approximately two inches in diameter. It contains hormones and is …

Are You Allergic to Your Makeup?

Don't let your beauty routine make you sick!<p>If you've been diagnosed with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, "make sure your lipstick and lip gloss are gluten-free. Check the ingredients list for wheat-germ extract, barley extract, wheat proteins, and oat kernel flour, since small …

Birth Control Options: The Sponge

Learn about each contraceptive option available so you can find the best birth control for you. Here, everything you need to know about the Sponge<p><b>What it is:</b><p>The sponge a squishy one-time-use polyurethane disk that is two inches wide and three-quarters of an inch thick. It's infused with a …

7 Ways to Save Money on Vacation

With these seven tips, you’ll be able to afford an amazing vacation—and the killer wardrobe you’ll want to pack<p>Vacationing on a budget doesn’t need to involve six layovers and questionable bed linens. But unfortunately, you may need to be a little sneakier this year when it comes to saving on …

Does the Pill Decide Who You Date?

Your birth control may be messing with your mojo<p>Pop quiz time: Look at the pictures below and pick the man you find the most attractive in each row. We know, it’s hard, but focus on physical attraction alone—not how much you loved them in that movie or how funny they may be:<p>Did you pick more men …

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

Have Better Orgasms

Knowing exactly how your brain and body join forces to bring you to the peak in bed can help make your orgasm even more powerful<p><b>Orgasms Feel Amazing</b><p>That's a fact, though no superlative seems to do them justice. The mystery often lies in figuring out exactly how to trigger a Big O. These …

Caution: Birth Control and Migraines Don't Mix

If you get migraines and you take combination contraceptive pills, you NEED to read this<p>Dealing with migraines is enough of a headache. But if you’re on birth control, it gets even more complicated. Women who get migraines and use newer forms of combination birth control, which involve two or more …

What to Wear to...A Work Presentation

Your foolproof guide to getting dressed for a big day at the office<p>Giving a speech or presentation at work can be super nerve-wracking—and getting dressed for the occasion can be just as stressful. When all eyes are on you, you want to look professional and presentable without being ostentatious. …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

Eating Peppers Might Help Prevent Parkinson’s

Here, seven ways to add the disease-fighting veggie to your diet<p>Here, seven ways to add the disease-fighting veggie to your diet<p>What if keeping your nervous system healthy—and functioning properly—was as easy as tweaking your lunch? A new study suggests that this might be the case: Eating more …

Exclusive Q&A with Cecile Richards

We spoke with Planned Parenthood’s fearless leader to discuss the current state of birth control and your next steps in the fight for women’s health rights<p><b>What are some of the biggest changes that have gone into effect as a result of the November 2012 election?</b><br>The most important thing is that birth …

Healthy and Refreshing Cocktail Recipes

These refreshing summer cocktails clock in at 200 calories or less<p><b>Kiwi Daiquiri</b> <i><br>Underneath that fuzzy exterior, kiwi packs a dose of fiber, which helps you stay fuller longer.</i><br>1 1/2 oz white rum<br>1 kiwi, peeled and quartered<br>1 Tbsp fresh lime juice<br>1/4 tsp lime zest<br>2 1/2 tsp agave nectar<br>1 cup crushed …

The 4 Biggest Breakup Mistakes

More people are seeking advice on how to get over a breakup. We consulted an expert for the most common post-split blunders<p>More people are seeking advice on how to get over a breakup. We consulted an expert for the most common post-split blunders<p>Dealing with a breakup always sucks, but recently …

Some Birth Control Linked to Pain During Sex

If sex hurts, you might want to reconsider which type of contraceptive you’re using<p>Birth control pills come with a whole lot of perks. But, as with any medication, women on the pill may also experience some side effects, including this potential one: Low-dose birth control pills may put you at …

5 Beauty Looks for Work

Women’s Health staffers share their favorite beauty looks for the office<p>Beyond store shelves, beauty products don’t live a stationary life: They have to roll with your busy schedule. That’s why the 2013 <i>Women's Health</i> Beauty Awards were categorized with real life in mind. The winners are products …

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Gay teenager faces charges over relationship with younger girlfriend

An 18-year-old American is facing felony charges over claims that she had sexual contact with her underage girlfriend, prompting gay rights advocates …