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An Interview About Thyroid Cancer
One woman shares her story about finding out she had papillary thyroid cancer, the most common of type, when she was only 19.
12 Things You Want to Know About Flu
Office on Women's Health
Since it’s officially flu season, here are some questions — and answers — about flu and the vaccine.
Taking Care of Rosella
Grandma Rosella’s bad ankle caused her to fall and break her arm. It’s funny how a simple thing — a fall — can have such serious consequences for an entire family…
9 Things to Know About Bladder Health
Bladder problems are often ignored, unrecognized by clinicians, and hidden by women who may be too embarrassed to acknowledge that they experience them.
Breast Reconstruction: Know Your Options
Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo
Breast reconstruction after cancer isn’t for everyone, but federal law protects your right to make that choice. Get answers to common breast cancer reconstruction questions.
Intimate Partner Violence: A Community Response Model
Jodi Schipp, Katie Augustin, Domestic Abuse Project
At your last doctor’s visit, did anyone ask if you were safe at home? It’s important to know why you are being asked about your intimate relationships …
VA Makes Strides in Serving Women Veterans
Kayla M. Williams
When I came home from Iraq in 2004, I often felt invisible as a woman soldier.
How OWH Is Fighting the Opioid Epidemic
Our country is in the midst of an epidemic of overdose and deaths as a result of opioid misuse. In 2015, 33,091 Americans died as a result of opioid overdoses.
Building a Community of Support for New Moms
New moms have a lot to juggle. In the midst of all this, it’s easy to forget about their health, especially mental health.
Women and the ADA
As we celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), I find myself reflecting on this important piece of civil rights legislation.
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