Office on Women's Health Blog

Taylor Kimbel

I'm Young and Healthy, But I Still Need Insurance

Taylor Kimbel

Everyone deserves great health coverage, including you. Check out the five things you should know about applying for health insurance.

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Caregiving Changed Me: One Daughter's Story

Carol D. O'Dell

Agreed denial. That was our little dance — my mother and me — when it came to her health concerns.

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Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Making Strides Toward an AIDS-free Generation

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

This World AIDS Day, let's reflect on the many people we've lost to HIV/AIDS and the many lives we can save in the years to come.

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Treat Yourself to Peace of Mind

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

It's that time again! Whether you're renewing a plan you love, increasing your coverage, or applying for the first time, it's time to get covered!

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Fur babies now. Real babies later.

4 Reasons to Say, "Thanks, Birth Control!"

Jill Eversole

More than 88% of women of reproductive age in the United States have used birth control at some point in their lives. There are a lot of reasons to be thankful.

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Dr. Nancy Lee

Giving Power Back To Survivors

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Getting appropriate medical care is a basic right. Victims of domestic violence can now take back control with their own health insurance.

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Photo representing three generations of Hispanic women.

Making a Difference for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Mary K. Wakefield

This National Hispanic Heritage Month, let's all agree to be the human beings that César Chávez called on to make a difference.

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8 Things You Need to Know About Pumping at Work

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Location, location, location. It's one of the biggest concerns for nursing moms who plan to pump at work. But there are ways of making space for you to pump.

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Pumping in Progress door hanger with text asking: Do you have a place to pump at work?

Join Us: Support Nursing Moms

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Supporting nursing moms makes sense — and it's the right thing to do. Read what federal employees have to say about their experiences pumping at work.

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5 Tips: Breastfeeding After Maternity Leave

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

What's one of the biggest hurdles mothers face when breastfeeding? Returning to work. Here are five things that will make the transitions easier

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