Office on Women's Health Blog

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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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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Pregnant woman with hand on stomach.

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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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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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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Cortney Lovell

The Power of Women and Recovery

Cortney Lovell

At 19 I said goodbye to my mother. I also said goodbye to active addiction. It was the hardest year of my life.

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Dr. Karen A. Scott

OWH: Your Leaders in Women's Health

Dr. Karen A. Scott

It's official — 2016 is over and we're in a new year. For many of us, this is a time to reflect on the past and plan for the future.

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#CoverageMatters

Why #CoverageMatters for Women's Health

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Cecile Richards

The progress that the Affordable Care Act has made for women's health couldn't be clearer, and we shouldn't go backward on any of these improvements.

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Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A.

A New National Prescription to Improve Women's Health

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal

Women's health was largely ignored in the halls of public policy, at the research bench, and in clinical settings when I was appointed the first.

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Anne Wheaton, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, and Danni Starr

In Pictures and Videos: OWH's 25th Anniversary Event

Nicole Greene

I was lucky enough to have a front row seat as the emcee for the day's special activities, and I want to share with you some pictures and videos from the event.

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