Office on Women's Health Blog

Improving Maternal Health Outcomes with a Focus on Physical Activity


An increasing number of pregnant women in the United States have chronic health conditions — such as hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease — that may put them at higher risk of pregnancy complications.

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Celebrating Active and Healthy Women and Girls During National Women’s Health Week

Honorable Nan Hayworth, MD, Member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

This year we observe National Women’s Health Week in the midst of a global public health crisis.

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HIV Prevention Starts with Me: Women and Girls, Ending the HIV Epidemic Together

Today, March 10th, we observe National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The theme this year is HIV Prevention Starts with Me: Ending the HIV Epidemic Together.

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Sloane Stephens on Living Her Healthiest Life

Tennis champion Sloane Stephens shares how she builds healthy behaviors into her life.

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HHS Women Leaders Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

Office on Women's Health

HHS women leaders share how they find their health, why women should prioritize their health, and how their work is helping women lead healthy lives. 

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Dr. Dorothy Fink

OWH Director: How I Make My Health a Priority

Dorothy Fink, M.D.

OWH Director Dorothy Fink, M.D., celebrates National Women’s Health Week by sharing how she’s working toward her health goals. Plus, she offers ideas on how you can join her!

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Helping Your Teen Through an Unhealthy Relationship


What should you do if you suspect your teen is in an abusive relationship? Here are some ways you can help your teen if he or she is experiencing abuse.

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. March 10.

Preventing HIV: We All Have a Role to Play

Office on Women's Health

This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we’re reminding everyone that "HIV prevention starts with me!" Learn how you can help end HIV.

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Enter Now: Create an Obesity Prevention Game

Office on Women's Health

Join the Office on Women's Health in helping women and girls reach and maintain a healthy weight by entering the Shape of Health: An Obesity Prevention Game challenge.

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Dr. Yael Nillni

6 Questions Answered: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Did you know the change in seasons can bring on a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Get answers about SAD from a clinical psychologist.

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Being There for Mom: My Caregiving Journey

Adrienne Glusman

For millennial caregivers, it comes at a time in our lives when we're working toward expected milestones.

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