Office on Women's Health Blog

Melinda Parrish

Plus-size Model Melinda Parrish: What I Wish I’d Know About Body Positivity

Plus-size model Melinda Parrish talks with us about learning to accept and love our bodies — exactly as they are today. Read her interview.

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Jay Ell Alexander

Getting More Exercise and Why It’s Worth It

Jay Ell Alexander

Starting and maintaining a health routine can be hard. I lived it — I know! I have sizes in my closet ranging from 10 to 16 to prove it.

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Julianne Hough

Ladies: It’s Time to Speak Up About Your Health

Julianne Hough

If I could tell women what I wished I’d known it would be: Don’t make the same mistakes I did! Debilitating pain is not normal.

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What I Wish I’d Known About Being Healthy

Nicole Greene

This National Women’s Health Week, join us by sharing some health advice you would give your younger self. We’re calling it the #WhatIWishIdKnown challenge.

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Creating a Culture of Consent on Your Campus

Her Campus

College is an important time for personal discovery and navigating the world of sexuality. But with the excitement, it’s crucial to get educated about sexual assault and consent.

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Nicole Greene

Making the Best Decisions for Your Body

Nicole Greene

As women, we're the experts on our own bodies. We know what does and doesn't feel normal, but we don't always feel empowered to speak up to get the care we need.  

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Dr. Michael Twery

What You Should Know About Sleep

Sleep is worth prioritizing. Dr. Michael Twery shares why sleep is important, how much you need, and what you should know about sleep disorders.

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New Medicare Cards Protect Your Personal Information

Medicare.gov

Starting in April 2018, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare to help protect you from identity fraud.

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Dr. Kajal Patel

Kidney Disease: What You Need to Know

Dr. Kajal Patel shares how women can keep their kidneys healthy and what they need to know about chronic kidney disease.

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Nicole Greene

HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)

Nicole Greene

My message is simple: HIV is still a very real problem, but it is preventable. There are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves, our partners, and our patients…

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Woman holding red HIV/AIDS awareness ribbon.

Preparing for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

HIV.gov

We want to encourage you to start planning along with us and to promote resources to help educate women who are at risk for/living with HIV.

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