A daily pill called Addyi is the first medicine to be approved for the purpose of boosting women's sexual desire. Allen G. Breed/AP hide caption

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Rates of unintended pregnancy among young women in the military are about 50 percent higher than among young women in the general population, research suggests. iStockphoto hide caption

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Women with mild cognitive impairment, which can be a precursor to Alzheimer's, tend to decline faster than men. Lizzie Roberts/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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The chlamydia bacteria can cause pelvic inflammatory disease and fertility problems, but women often don't know they're infected. David M. Phillips/Science Source hide caption

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Solid information on the risks of medications during pregnancy is often hard to come by. iStockphoto hide caption

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Melissa Mathis holds a container of freeze-dried placenta capsules. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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If you're at high risk of hepatitis B infection, your insurance company should pay for testing for the virus without passing any of the cost on to you. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/Science Source hide caption

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Amil Patel (left) and Bob Dunn run the front desk at this Walgreens pharmacy on the campus of the University of California, San Francisco. The store will be one of the first to take advantage of a new California law expanding pharmacists' scope of practice. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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The experimental drug flibanserin, made by Sprout Pharmaceuticals, is at the center of a regulatory controversy. Allen Breed/AP hide caption

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