Office on Women's Health Blog

Dr. Cheryl Bushnell

4 Things Women Need to Know About Stroke

Dr. Cheryl Bushnell

Stroke happens to 1 in 5 women. Dr. Cheryl Bushnell shares the four things she thinks every woman should know about stroke. 

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Dr. Kajal Patel

Kidney Disease: What You Need to Know

Dr. Kajal Patel shares how women can keep their kidneys healthy and what they need to know about chronic kidney disease.

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Dr. Rachel Dreyer

An Interview About Heart Health

Dr. Rachel Dreyer shares the basics you need to know about heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy.

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Dr. Rita Redberg

An Interview About Heart Health: Drs. Dhruva and Redberg

Drs. Sanket Dhruva and Rita Redberg answer our top questions about heart disease and how to keep your heart in tip-top shape. Read the interview.

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

Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, Barbra Streisand

Related information Healthy aging Overweight, obesity, and weight loss fact sheet Urinary tract infections fact sheet

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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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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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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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