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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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An Interview About Veteran Women’s Health

Dr. Sally Haskell discusses the unique risks and exposures that women veterans face that can impact their health and health care. Read her interview.

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Corinna Dan

Hepatitis C: Q&A With an Expert

What exactly is it, and why should you care about hepatitis C? Corinna Dan explains how you can get hepatitis C and whether some women are at higher risk.

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Postpartum Depression: You Are Not Alone

Sayeedha Uddin

There is a common belief that as soon as the baby is born, maternal feelings and knowledge appear. For many mothers, this is not the case.

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Nicole Greene

Making the Best Decisions for Your Body

Nicole Greene

As women, we're the experts on our own bodies. We know what does and doesn't feel normal, but we don't always feel empowered to speak up to get the care we need.  

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New Medicare Cards Protect Your Personal Information

Medicare.gov

Starting in April 2018, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare to help protect you from identity fraud.

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Dr. Kajal Patel

Kidney Disease: What You Need to Know

Dr. Kajal Patel shares how women can keep their kidneys healthy and what they need to know about chronic kidney disease.

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Nicole Greene

HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)

Nicole Greene

My message is simple: HIV is still a very real problem, but it is preventable. There are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves, our partners, and our patients…

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Dr. Rachel Dreyer

An Interview About Heart Health

Dr. Rachel Dreyer shares the basics you need to know about heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy.

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