Office on Women's Health Blog

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Domestic Violence and Your Health

Anisa Ali

Sometimes it is difficult to recognize the effect an abusive relationship can have on your health, but the impacts are substantial.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Suzanne Haynes

Cultural acceptance of higher weights in the LGBT community challenges the expectations of typical weight loss programs.

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Access to Contraceptives: A Path Forward

Dr. Jessica Grossman

As a woman, a mother, and a doctor, I recognize that the ability to plan if and when to have children is essential to the well-being of all women.

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Dr. Cheryl Phillips

Sex and the Senior Woman

Dr. Cheryl Phillips

There are many beliefs and myths about aging and sex. A common one is that people 55 and older don't have, think about, or want sex. That's not always true.

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Pregnancy & Motherhood: Tips in Your Back Pocket

Jodie Fishman

Text4baby offers pregnant women and moms the health information they need most, delivered right to the trusty device in their back pocket — their cell phone.

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Busting 5 Common Myths about FDA and Women's Health

Dr. Marjorie Jenkins

Sometimes, I act as a myth-buster, meaning I share how FDA uses information about sex differences in our work and counter common myths about FDA.

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Let's Celebrate the OWH Staff

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

As we celebrate this milestone in women's health, I want to take a moment to recognize the OWH staff, because they've played a big role in helping us get here.

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Nicole Greene

My Life With Lyme

Nicole Greene

On Easter Sunday 2007, I woke up unable to move from the neck down. It sounds scary, but I just thought I was getting sick. Little did I know how sick I was.

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Tools to Promote Gender Responsiveness in HIV Prevention Programs for Women and Girls

Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. Richard Wolitski

Gender-related issues are a driver of the HIV epidemic among women and girls. That's why we developed the HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach.

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Ladies, Let's Change Tomorrow

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Together — as women — we can help build each other up! Join the #StateofWomen movement today to help change tomorrow. Find out how you can get involved.

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