Office on Women's Health Blog

Ladies, There's Never Been a Better Time to Start Taking Control of Your Health

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

There's a lot to being an adult that no one warns you about. At some point, you realize that you're in control of your life. All you have to do is take charge.

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Finding Love on the Plate

Carla Hall

I gained 20 pounds. That experience taught me I needed to reinvent the way I approached food.

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What Your Gynecologist Wants You to Know

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Does the thought of going to the gyno make you wince? With a little planning, your visit can be a powerful part of your overall health plan.

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A Time for Women and Girls to Discover Their Greatness

J. Nadine Gracia

If your baby rejects your breast, you may wonder if your baby is ready to wean. But, if your baby is under a year old, he or she is probably going through a nursing strike instead.

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Barbra Streisand and Vivek Murthy: How We Can Help Save Women's Lives

Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, Barbra Streisand

Too many women are dying from a largely preventable disease. Cardiovascular disease kills one woman in America nearly every 90 seconds.

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"My Cardiologist Says I'm a Miracle"

Darcy Wendel

Heart disease was never something I worried about. But less than a year ago, I found out I had a 99% blockage in my left anterior descending coronary artery.

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Eating for Your Health and Your Heart

Karen B. DeSalvo

I can admit it: I love food. But my mother taught me a long time ago that what you put into your body, and how much, matters.

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Participate in a Clinical Trial: Make a Difference

Marsha B. Henderson

Clinical trials just don't come up in casual conversations. I want to change that. I want to get women talking about why it is important for us to participate.

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3 Conversations to Have With Your Kids This Year

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

As a parent, what you say and do really matters. Set aside time to talk with your kids about topics that will make them healthier for years to come.

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Let's Talk About Bladders

Tamara Bavendam

The bladder isn't given much thought. Unless it demands our attention, we simply ignore it. But ignoring it has costs. So let's start talking about the bladder.

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