Kate Wahl

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Science Writer at Clue

Kate is a science writer for Clue and a Sexual and Reproductive Health Researcher. She is interested in creative solutions for getting this evidence to the public faster so that up-to-date knowledge can be used in decisions about health.

The ring, the pill, the IUD, the implant, the patch, and the shot
Hormonal Birth Control

Here are all of your hormonal birth control options

We looked into the research to find out about the side effects, risks, and benefits of the implant, the intrauterine...

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Hormonal Birth Control

When to stop taking hormonal birth control if you want to get pregnant

Here’s how long it takes to conceive, depending on what kind of birth control you were using.

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Diet & Exercise

Does eating soy affect your hormones?

What the research says about the effects of eating soy on cardiovascular health, breast cancer, sperm quality, testosterone, and more....

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Birth Control

How do IUDs prevent pregnancy?

What the latest research says about how the hormonal IUD and the copper IUD work.

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Birth Control

IUD myths and misconceptions

Is it painful to have an IUD inserted? Can an IUD get lost inside of me? Your questions about...