What Is the Birth Control Patch?

The birth control patch is a small bandage that you stick on your skin. Once attached, it releases the hormones estrogen and progestin into your system. Find out if this method of preventing pregnancy is right for you.

birth control patch on woman's arm

Can Wet Hair Actually Make You Sick?

If you have long hair, you’ve probably experienced the aggravation of running out of time to dry it before you head outside or fall into bed. But was your grandma right about the risks? Wet hair can be annoying, sure, but is it actually dangerous? An internal medicine doctor addresses the risks.

woman with wet hair outside during rainstorm