Office on Women's Health Blog

Nicole Greene

HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)

Nicole Greene

My message is simple: HIV is still a very real problem, but it is preventable. There are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves, our partners, and our patients…

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Woman holding red HIV/AIDS awareness ribbon.

Preparing for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

We want to encourage you to start planning along with us and to promote resources to help educate women who are at risk for/living with HIV.

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Older woman with her doctor

News: HIV Is Being Diagnosed More Quickly

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported.

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How You Can Outsmart HIV

Nicole Greene

As women, we’re capable of some incredible things! But this National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, I want you to tap into your power to outsmart HIV.

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NWGHAAD Ambassador Shan Boodram

An Interview About HIV and AIDS Basics: Shan Boodram

Sex educator Shan Boodram talks about getting tested, steps you can take to protect yourself, how to share your status with a new partner, and more.

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Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A.

A New National Prescription to Improve Women's Health

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal

Women's health was largely ignored in the halls of public policy, at the research bench, and in clinical settings when I was appointed the first.

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World AIDS Day

Using Digital Communication at World AIDS Day 2016

Here are some brief answers to a few common questions about digital communication for World AIDS Day 2016.

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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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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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Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships, Too

FUTURES Without Violence, La Clinica del Pueblo

We often equate relationships with consent — leading to the misconception that sexual abuse cannot happen in marriages. This is far from the truth.

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