Office on Women's Health Blog

Rejoining the World of Women's Health

Dr. Karen A. Scott

I'm thrilled to join the team here at OWH. It feels good to be back in the world of women's health — a little like reconnecting with an old friend.

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A Survivor's Right to Reconstruction

Many breast cancer patients who are eligible for breast reconstruction after mastectomy aren't aware of their rights and care options.

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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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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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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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5 Ways to Build Each Other Up

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

So often our health rises and falls with those around us, so try these five tips to help you make smarter choices together.

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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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Caregiving: Why We Have to Talk About It

Donna Richardson

Caregiving is hard work, no matter how much we love the person. Having been a caregiver, I want to share two important pieces of advice with you.

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Back to Basics

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

The science is always evolving, but some things never change. For this year's National Women's Health Week, we get back to basics. Follow these simple steps.

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