Office on Women's Health Blog


Leveling the Playing Field: Promoting Sports Activities During a Pandemic

RADM Felicia Collins M.D., MPH, FAAP, Dorothy Fink, M.D.

The YES Initiative supports collaborations to improve youth physical activity and nutrition via increased sports participation

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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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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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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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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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OWH Resolutions: Where Are They Now?

Nicole Greene

Last year, I asked some of my colleagues to share their plans for improving their health and well-being in 2018. As the year is coming to a close, I asked them to give us an update.

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Anjali Shah

Healthy Cooking Tips Around the Holidays

Rather than skipping or cutting out your favorite dishes, why not try making a few small changes to your recipes to cook up healthier versions? Try these tips from a food blogger.

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How to Encourage Girls to Go After Their Dreams

Brittney Storm Rankin

Check out these tips to encourage your daughter, granddaughter, niece, younger sister, or any girl you know to have the confidence to work toward her goals.

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I Can Do It! Mentorship Becomes a Lifelong Friendship

Haley Barber

Throughout my mentorship, I not only fostered social support — I also developed lasting friendships.

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