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Illistration of bacteria that causes toxic shock syndrome

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome?

You might have heard of toxic shock syndrome, particularly if you use tampons. But what you may not know is what causes it, or the symptoms to look out for. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about this rare, but serious, bacterial condition. Read on to find out more about toxic shock syndrome…

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Illustration of finger proding a birth control sponge

The Birth Control Sponge Explained

Today we’re going to take a look at the birth control sponge. Whether you’re passionate about this hormone-free method or don’t know the first thing about it, we want you to understand your options and know where they sit in the contraceptive landscape. Let’s take a look at how the birth control sponge works, its effectiveness and more.

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