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Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1973: Report IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends 1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control IUDs Safe Contraceptives for Teens, Study Finds Many Women Victims of 'Contraceptive Sabotage,' Experts Say IUD May Be Best for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding IUDs Increasingly Popular Form of Birth Control Which Birth Control Methods Are Best for Teens? 2 in 5 Women Don't Use Birth Control Study: Heart Attack, Stroke Risk Low with Birth Control Pills IUD Beats Pill at Preventing Pregnancy Blood Clot Risk Linked to Some Non-Pill Contraceptives IUDs Work as Emergency Contraceptive: Review IUD Use Tied to Modest Weight Loss New Guidelines to Help Breast Cancer Survivors IUDs May Lower Women's Risk for Cervical Cancer: Study Health Tip: Risk Factors for Ectopic Pregnancy Suggested Reading on IUD (Intrauterine Device) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 15 articles Menstrual Cramps Menstrual cramps (pain in the belly and pelvic area) are experienced by women as a result of menses. 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