Birth Control

An Introduction to the Female Reproductive System3:19

An Introduction to the Female Reproductive System

The female reproductive system is delicate and complex. The key to family planning is knowledge and preparation. In this video, Dr. Blumberg reviews

How Condoms Actually Prevent Pregnancy—and More3:51

How Condoms Actually Prevent Pregnancy—and More

The barrier method is a go-to for many couples.

Birth Control: Emergency Methods2:40

Birth Control: Emergency Methods

There are emergency methods available to help prevent an unintended pregnancy. The key is timeliness.

How Surgical Methods of Birth Control Actually Work2:39

How Surgical Methods of Birth Control Actually Work

Some of them are actually reversible.

Is Natural Family Planning Effective Birth Control?3:36

Is Natural Family Planning Effective Birth Control?

This method has everyone in a debate.

Can Antibiotics Mess Up Your Birth Control? An Ob-Gyn Explains1:02

Can Antibiotics Mess Up Your Birth Control? An Ob-Gyn Explains

You should be able to treat your UTI without worrying about your birth control not working.

Does Birth Control Actually Clear Up Acne? An Ob-Gyn Explains1:05

Does Birth Control Actually Clear Up Acne? An Ob-Gyn Explains

Many women swear by this, but here’s what doctors say.

Forgot to Take Your Birth Control Pill? Here’s What to Do1:23

Forgot to Take Your Birth Control Pill? Here’s What to Do

Don’t freak out: Just follow these steps.

Can Your Birth Control Cause Blood Clots? An Ob-Gyn Explains1:01

Can Your Birth Control Cause Blood Clots? An Ob-Gyn Explains

It’s a serious concern, so let’s look at the facts.

Can You Use Breastfeeding for Birth Control? An Ob-Gyn Explains1:16

Can You Use Breastfeeding for Birth Control? An Ob-Gyn Explains

It sounds too good to be true, but here’s how it actually works.

Does Birth Control Make You Gain Weight? An Ob-Gyn Answers1:12

Does Birth Control Make You Gain Weight? An Ob-Gyn Answers

This is one of the most common questions about birth control your ob-gyn gets asked.

Does Getting an IUD Hurt? An Ob-Gyn Tells the Truth1:04

Does Getting an IUD Hurt? An Ob-Gyn Tells the Truth

The pain varies from person to person, but here’s the general process.

Is It Safe to Skip Your Period Using Birth Control? An Ob-Gyn Explains0:57

Is It Safe to Skip Your Period Using Birth Control? An Ob-Gyn Explains

Here’s what happens if you skip the placebo pills.

6 Myths About Birth Control Pills You Can Safely Ignore2:53

6 Myths About Birth Control Pills You Can Safely Ignore

Can birth control make you gain weight? Or raise cancer risk? Here’s what the science says.

IUD Myths That Need to Be Cleared Up Once and for All3:01

IUD Myths That Need to Be Cleared Up Once and for All

This birth control method is becoming more popular, but many misconceptions about IUDs still persist.

IUD for Birth Control: 7 Facts an Ob-Gyn Wants You to Know3:29

IUD for Birth Control: 7 Facts an Ob-Gyn Wants You to Know

Learn why more and more women are turning to this little device.

The Patch for Birth Control: 8 Things an Ob-Gyn Wants You to Know3:19

The Patch for Birth Control: 8 Things an Ob-Gyn Wants You to Know

Don’t want any devices in your bod? The patch might be more your style.

Implant for Birth Control: 7 Things an Ob-Gyn Wants You to Know2:21

Implant for Birth Control: 7 Things an Ob-Gyn Wants You to Know

This long-acting reversible birth control is one of the most effective methods of preventing pregnancy.

What Causes Menstrual Cramps, Anyway?0:47

What Causes Menstrual Cramps, Anyway?

Um, there better be a good explanation for this torture.

Is It Normal to Have Bad Cramps After Getting an IUD?1:35

True Champions Hepatitis C: Karen

True Champions: Hepatitis C Meet Karen5:39

True Champions: Hepatitis C Meet Karen

In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares her personal story of how she first learned she had hepatitis C. Karen was so shocked that she thought

True Champions Hepatitis C Advocates3:52

True Champions Hepatitis C Advocates

In this episode of True Champions, Karen discusses her friendship with Lucinda Porter, author of Hepatitis C Treatment One Step At A Time. Lucinda has

True Champions Hepatitis C Taking Care3:48

True Champions Hepatitis C Taking Care

In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares her personal story of living with hepatitis C and cirrhosis. Diet and nutrition are essential and Kare

True Champions Hepatitis C Karens Blog3:47

True Champions Hepatitis C Karens Blog

In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares how jotting down her thoughts at night lead to the creation of her popular blog “I Help C: Your Best F

True Champions Hep C: Hank Johnson

True Champions Hep C: Meet Hank5:00

True Champions Hep C: Meet Hank

Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, shares his story about getting diagnosed with hepatitis C.

True Champions Hep C: Hank's Search for Treatment5:05

True Champions Hep C: Hank's Search for Treatment

Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, discusses his battle with hepatitis C and the various treatments he experimented with before finding the right fit.

True Champions Hep C: From Patient to Advocate3:32

True Champions Hep C: From Patient to Advocate

Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, shares how making his journey with hepatitis C public changed his life for the better.

True Champions Hep C: Taking His Story to Congress3:51

True Champions Hep C: Taking His Story to Congress

Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, explains how his personal struggle with hepatitis C led him to advocate for the passing of the Affordable Care Act.

True Champions Hep C: Fighting the Stigma2:37

True Champions Hep C: Fighting the Stigma

Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, talks about squashing the stigma surrounding hepatitis C.

Herpes

What Is Herpes? An Ob-Gyn Explains How to Protect Yourself3:49

What Is Herpes? An Ob-Gyn Explains How to Protect Yourself

Learn more about the herpes virus and how to ID herpes symptoms.

Preventing & Treating Herpes3:10

Preventing & Treating Herpes

There are a number of prevention steps to lower your risk of herpes. While there is no herpes cure, watch here for tips to prevent & treat herpes

HIV

What Is HIV (and How Is It Different from AIDS)?5:41

What Is HIV (and How Is It Different from AIDS)?

Learn more about how HIV takes a toll on your immune system.

The Earliest Symptoms of HIV3:22

The Earliest Symptoms of HIV

These signs could be a red flag to look into.

Getting an HIV Test: What You Need to Know2:55

Getting an HIV Test: What You Need to Know

Watch this before you get an HIV test.

Must-Know Information About HIV Treatment Options3:46

Must-Know Information About HIV Treatment Options

HIV Medication can prolong life; learn about the types here.

How HIV Tests Work: What to Know Before You Get One2:22

How HIV Tests Work: What to Know Before You Get One

These tests detect HIV within weeks of exposure.

What Is PrEP (and How Does It Help Prevent HIV)?1:51

What Is PrEP (and How Does It Help Prevent HIV)?

Meet the drug that’s transforming HIV prevention.

Who Should Take PrEP to Prevent HIV? A Doctor Explains0:57

Who Should Take PrEP to Prevent HIV? A Doctor Explains

PrEP may lower your risk of getting HIV if you fit these criteria.

How PrEP Actually Works to Prevent HIV1:04

How PrEP Actually Works to Prevent HIV

Take this medication consistently, and your risk of getting HIV goes way down

This Myth About PrEP, the HIV Prevention Drug, Is Dangerous to Believe1:14

This Myth About PrEP, the HIV Prevention Drug, Is Dangerous to Believe

Does taking PrEP actually encourage promiscuity? The science says no.

How PEP Can Prevent HIV After a High-Risk Exposure1:15

How PEP Can Prevent HIV After a High-Risk Exposure

This medication may reduce your risk of getting HIV. Here’s what you need to know.

5 Dangerous Myths About HIV You Must Stop Believing3:32

5 Dangerous Myths About HIV You Must Stop Believing

The truth is one of the best tools you have against HIV infection.

HIV Drug Treatment Center

What Is Genvoya, the New HIV Drug?3:22

What Is Genvoya, the New HIV Drug?

Learn more about Genvoya, a combination pill that treats HIV.

What Is Complera, the HIV Drug?3:34

What Is Complera, the HIV Drug?

Learn more about Complera, a combination pill that treats HIV.

What Is Truvada, the HIV Drug?3:31

What Is Truvada, the HIV Drug?

Truvada may help prevent or treat HIV infection.

What Is Stribild, the HIV Drug?3:48

What Is Stribild, the HIV Drug?

Learn more about Stribild, a combination pill that treats HIV.

Atripla3:15

Atripla

Atripla is a prescription antiviral medication used to treat HIV. It is a fixed dose combination of Efavirenz, Tenofovir, and Emtricitabine.

What Is Triumeq, the HIV Drug?3:18

What Is Triumeq, the HIV Drug?

Learn more about Triumeq, a pill that helps control HIV infection.

Combivir3:13

Combivir

Combivir is an antiretroviral prescription medication used by people who diagnosed with HIV. It is a fixed dose combination of two different drugs.

Epzicom3:14

Epzicom

Epzicom is a fixed dose combination of two medications: Abacavir and Lamivudine. It is taken as a pill once a day, with or without food.

Trizivir2:43

Trizivir

Trizivir is an antiretroviral medication used to treat HIV. It is a fixed dose combination of three drugs, Abacavir, Lamivudine and Zidovudine.

True Champions: HIV

True Champions HIV: Meet Scott3:06

True Champions HIV: Meet Scott

Scott Davis shares his story of how his personal experience with HIV & AIDS that led him to becoming Program Coordinator of the Asylum Project.

True Champions HIV: Asylum Project5:35

True Champions HIV: Asylum Project

Participants of the Asylum Project share their experiences of fleeing persecution of being LGBT & living with AIDS/HIV & seeking asylum in the US.

True Champions HIV: Housing Works3:09

True Champions HIV: Housing Works

Larry Bryant of Housing Works discusses how their organization works to help people living with HIV or AIDS by providing housing, healthcare and jobs.

True Champions HIV: Treating & Living with HIV4:22

True Champions HIV: Treating & Living with HIV

Workers & participants at Housing Works share their personal stories of the treatment they receive for HIV & AIDS.

True Champions HIV: Nurturing Advocacy4:05

True Champions HIV: Nurturing Advocacy

Housing Works & Asylum Project explain why developing grassroots advocacy plans is so important to end the AIDS & HIV epidemic in communities.

HPV

What is HPV?2:24

What is HPV?

HPV is a very common virus spread through sexual contact. It is also the most common cause of cervical cancer. Learn more about HPV in this video

Screening for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)2:34

Screening for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Symptoms of HPV include genital warts, common skin warts, abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, lower back pain, discomfort during sex and pai

Cervical Cancer Treatment2:11

Cervical Cancer Treatment

Cervical cancer is curable if caught early enough. Treatment can involve surgery, radiation or chemotherapy.

Preventing HPV2:33

Preventing HPV

The best way to protect yourself from HPV is to avoid direct contact with the virus. Visible genital warts could be a sign of Human Papilloma Virus.

True Life Story: HPV5:30

True Life Story: HPV

Senator Debbie Halvorson reveal what she wishes she knew before treating HPV. Learn about her early life, diagnosis and treatment process.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 13:07

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 1

Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains pregnancy symptoms you can expect during the first trimester, including morning sickness, exhaustion, and cramping.

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 23:30

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 2

Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains ways your baby develops late in the first trimester and also discusses miscarriage signs to watch for in your pregnancy.

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 12:26

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 1

Know what to expect during the pregnancy stages of the second trimester. Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains the pregnancy week by week changes.

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 22:20

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 2

Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains what you can expect from your own body and your baby’s during the second half of your second trimester. At week 20, you

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 12:02

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 1

In this video, Dr. Blumberg explains what to expect during the third trimester. This is referred to as the home stretch between weeks 28-40. During th

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 23:16

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 2

In this video, Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains what you can expect from your own body and your baby’s during the second half of your third trimester

Preparing for Pregnancy

Preparing for Pregnancy Part 13:45

Preparing for Pregnancy Part 1

Preparing for pregnancy is vital for all couples. There are many factors affecting fertility, so it is important to understand how to conceive a baby.

Preparing for Pregnancy Part 22:26

Preparing for Pregnancy Part 2

Preparing for pregnancy is vital for all couples. There are many factors affecting fertility, so it is important to understand how to conceive a baby.

Trying to Get Pregnant: How Long Should It Take?1:47

Trying to Get Pregnant: How Long Should It Take?

Having sex doesn't automatically = baby.

Pregnancy Nutrition

Pregnancy Nutrition Part 13:04

Pregnancy Nutrition Part 1

Knowing what to eat during pregnancy is difficult for some, but also very important. This video discusses pregnancy nutrition in simple terms.

Pregnancy Nutrition Part 22:45

Pregnancy Nutrition Part 2

Knowing what to eat during pregnancy is difficult for some, but also very important. This video discusses pregnancy nutrition in simple terms.

Nausea and Heartburn in Pregnancy

Pregnancy Nausea & Heartburn - PT 13:13

Pregnancy Nausea & Heartburn - PT 1

Most women experience pregnancy nausea, pregnancy heartburn and pregnancy constipation while pregnant. This video details pregnancy nausea cures.

Pregnancy Nausea & Heartburn - PT 22:18

Pregnancy Nausea & Heartburn - PT 2

Half of pregnant women experience pregnancy heartburn and pregnancy nausea. It usually arrives in the 2nd half of pregnancy and goes away once the bab

Healthy Sex

8 Ways to Prevent a UTI (Besides, Um, Abstinence)1:09

8 Ways to Prevent a UTI (Besides, Um, Abstinence)

They affect almost half of women—but they’re not inevitable.

Orgasm MIA? Here's How to Get it Back1:02

Orgasm MIA? Here's How to Get it Back

Women don't climax for, like, a million reasons. These simple steps can get things going again.

Is It Normal to Never Be in the Mood for Sex?1:47

Is It Normal to Never Be in the Mood for Sex?

Low sex drive? Here’s what’s really behind your, “honey, I have a headache.”

5 Daily Habits that Lower Libido0:51

5 Daily Habits that Lower Libido

Avoid these for a steamier sex life.

7 Things Your Pee Color Can Reveal About Your Health1:44

7 Things Your Pee Color Can Reveal About Your Health

Did your pee change color? Here’s what it could mean.

8 Textbook Signs of Endometriosis0:48

8 Textbook Signs of Endometriosis

This painful health problem is a leading cause of infertility in the U.S.

5 Sexy, Healthy Reasons to Have More Orgasms1:02

5 Sexy, Healthy Reasons to Have More Orgasms

The perks of the big “O” go way beyond the climax.

6 Textbook Signs You Probably Have a UTI0:46

6 Textbook Signs You Probably Have a UTI

Here’s how to spot this super common infection.

6 Sexual Health Words You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong1:03

6 Sexual Health Words You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong

If talking about sex makes you fumble your words, try this vocab lesson.

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