Office on Women's Health Blog

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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Bottom Line: Mammograms are Still Covered

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Recently, several organizations have updated breast cancer screening recommendations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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6 Ways to Start Fresh This Semester

Her Campus

What's our New Year's resolution at Her Campus? Beyond acing organic chemistry, we want to help you make this semester way healthier than your last.

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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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2 Words, 2 Years, 5 Posts You Need to Read

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

. Two words, so many topics. Check out five of the OWH Director's favorite posts and why she think every woman should read them.

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7 Tips to Help You Squeeze in More Exercise Today

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

A 30-minute workout is only 2% of your day. If I can do it, so can you! Check out these tips to help you get started and stick with it.

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