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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Talking to Your Kids About Sexual Assault

Jerry Weichman

To teens, young love can feel all-encompassing. Here are my five tips for talking with your kids about building healthy relationships.

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Becoming a PCOS Diva

Amy Medling

As early as 14, I wrestled with a lot of the common PCOS symptoms. It seemed this was my fate. My mom dealt with this and so did my grandmother.

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Medicines and Pregnancy: 4 Tips to Help You Get the Facts

Kimberly A. Thomas

My first and only pregnancy was a very difficult one. Sadly, my baby did not survive, but that experience motivated me to help other women have healthy pregnancies.

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How You Can Outsmart HIV

Nicole Greene

Warning Anyone with access to your phone or computer can check which websites you visit. It’s not possible to clear your Internet history completely from your computer or phone. It may be safer to use a public computer, such as at a library, or a friend’s phone. If you have been abused or are afraid of someone, contact a hotline at 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233), or learn more ways to get help.

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NWGHAAD Ambassador Shan Boodram

An Interview About HIV and AIDS Basics: Shan Boodram

Sex educator Shan Boodram talks about getting tested, steps you can take to protect yourself, how to share your status with a new partner, and more.

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Dr. Alan E. Simon

Eating Disorders: What to Watch For

Dr. Alan E. Simon

When I was a teenager, being a camp counselor was the best part of the year. But now, I remember one thing I wish I had done differently.

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Dr. Rita Redberg

An Interview About Heart Health: Drs. Dhruva and Redberg

Drs. Sanket Dhruva and Rita Redberg answer our top questions about heart disease and how to keep your heart in tip-top shape. Read the interview.

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Amy Sánchez

How You Can Help Build a Culture Without Abuse

Amy Sánchez

Young people date whether we are ready for it to happen or not. Knowing that, it is clear that the time to talk about dating abuse and healthy relationships is now.

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Tamara Bavendam

Love Your Bladder This Valentine's Day

Tamara Bavendam

This Valentine’s Day, find out how to show your bladder some love.

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Jullia A. Rosdahl

Glaucoma: 5 Things You Should Know

Jullia A. Rosdahl

There is only one way to know if you have glaucoma. Find out how with this blog post.

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