Office on Women's Health Blog

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Communities Can Help Prevent Dating and Sexual Violence

Nicole Greene

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recently released a recommendation for interventions that aim to prevent or reduce dating and sexual violence among youth.

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Nicole Greene

5 Tips to Make This Your Safest Summer Ever

Nicole Greene

Whether you're out hiking, at the ballpark, or just trying to beat the heat, here are a few tips to keep in mind so you have a safe and healthy summer.

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Dana Parish

My Struggle With Lyme Disease

Dana Parish

A July 2014 wedding was the start of my nightmare. 

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June Is Men’s Health Month — Get Involved

Ana N. Fadich

June is Men’s Health Month — spread the word and make sure every loved male in your life is living well.

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Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas

Impacts of Invisibility on Military Veteran Women

Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas

When it was time to leave active duty and go back to school and become what I considered “a normal woman” again, I thought it would be a breeze. It wasn’t.

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Laura Lee

Loving Every Inch of You

Laura Lee

I decided to embrace everything that made me ME. It took a long time to get there — to feel beautiful and to walk proud. There is no turning back.

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Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden's Healthy Lifestyle Recipe

Joan Lunden

Throughout my life and career, I've collected tips for living a healthy lifestyle. In honor of National Women's Health Week, I'd like to share my favorites.

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Dr. Keisha Downey

An Interview About Taking Care of Your Mental Health: Dr. Keisha Downey

In this interview, Dr. Keisha Downey shares her tips for staying mentally healthy, plus insights about when to get help.

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OWH Acting Director Nicole Greene

What's Your Health Style?

Nicole Greene

We all know there are small tweaks we can make to help us reach rock star status. Here are four I’m focusing on this National Women’s Health Week.

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Gessie Thompson

Miscarriage to Mission: Finding Hope Beyond Fibroids

Gessie Thompson

In 2001, I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids. From that moment, infertility, a result of those fibroids, became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.

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Nicole Greene

What’s Your Relationship With Alcohol?

Nicole Greene

Mental health care must be covered by most insurance plans the same way medical care is covered. Many insurance plans cover a visit to an in-network mental health professional the same way a visit to an in-network doctor is covered. If you don’t have insurance, you can find a mental health care center near you that will charge you what you can afford, based on your income.

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