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The Office on Women's Health (OWH) offers award-winning comprehensive websites that provide reliable, accurate, commercial-free information on the health of women. They cover a wide variety of health topics, ranging from adolescent health to reproductive health to healthy aging. OWH also offers free assistance by phone though our information referral center. Call 800-994-9662, toll-free, and our trained information specialists can answer your calls in either English or Spanish. Our operators are trained to handle relay calls for those who rely on relay services.

Whichever way you use our services, you'll get:

    • Clear answers to frequently asked questions
    • Links to thousands of health publications
    • Statistics on women's health
    • Online journals and dictionaries
    • Daily news on women's health
    • A National Breastfeeding Helpline with trained peer counselors
    • Health information in Spanish

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Womenshealth.gov is recognized as a leader in women's health information. Our content is written and updated according to the most reliable current information in each field of study. We include information from the federal government and recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, though we occasionally offer other resources on a case-by-case basis. Before publishing content, all text is reviewed by subject matter experts across the government.

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The Could I Have Lupus? campaign is designed to heighten awareness and create a sense of urgency about lupus. With the help of women who are actually living with lupus, we are sending a message to women who are suffering from lupus symptoms – that they can find support, hope and, most of all, answers. They just have to start by asking the right question: “Could I have lupus?”

To learn more about the National Lupus Awareness Campaign, visit CouldIHaveLupus.gov.

Content last updated: August 20, 2013.

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