Office on Women's Health Blog

4 Vaccines for a Healthier Teen

Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Evelyn M. Kappeler, Dr. Bruce Gellin

Do you know which vaccines your teen needs? Here's the list of four vaccines recommended for almost all adolescents.

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Nadia Ibrahim

Medicaid: 50 Years of Helping People Like Me

Nadia Ibrahim

Last week, I took time off work for a routine medical exam. I need assistance with daily activities like dressing and bathing, but I went alone.

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Larry Minnix

Remembering Rachel

Larry Minnix

When Rachel passed, the funeral had to be held at a bigger chapel than originally planned. The cards and letters were overwhelming.

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An older couple going bicycle riding.

Make a Difference in the Lives of the Men You Love

Ana N. Fadich

Why are we talking about men's health on a women's health website? Because men's health affects women in some pretty significant ways.

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7 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

A few years ago I had a small skin cancer removed, making me one of the nearly 5 million people treated for skin cancer every year in the United States.

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Tory Johnson

How ABC's Tory Johnson Became a Healthier Woman

Tory Johnson

It's been three years since the conversation that changed my life. My boss at ABC News told me I needed to "lose weight or lose my job."

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Older women going on a run.

5 Things to Know: Planning for a Healthy Retirement

Barbara J. Easterling

May is clearly my month! We focus on my kind of people: older women. As wise as I feel, there are things we wish we had known when we were younger

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Better Women's Health Across the Generations

J. Nadine Gracia

As the daughter and granddaughter of immigrants from Haiti, I have a deep respect for the rich traditions of the generations that preceded me

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5 Small Changes That Can Improve Your Health in Your 20s, 30s, and Beyond

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Sometimes it feels like being healthy is just a list of things we shouldn't do. The no's can steal the joy out of life. What if we told ourselves "yes" instead?

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Dr. Nancy Lee

Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Younger

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

I am 64 years old. There, I admit it. Now that I am older, I'd like to share some of my thoughts on things I wish someone had told me when I was younger.

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