Office on Women's Health Blog

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OWH Resolutions: Where Are They Now?

Nicole Greene

Last year, I asked some of my colleagues to share their plans for improving their health and well-being in 2018. As the year is coming to a close, I asked them to give us an update.

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Dr. Danielle Johnson

An Interview About Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a serious problem. We spoke with Dr. Danielle Johnson to discuss suicide and what women should do if they’re having suicidal thoughts.

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An Interview About Veteran Women’s Health

Dr. Sally Haskell discusses the unique risks and exposures that women veterans face that can impact their health and health care. Read her interview.

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Nicole Greene

Why We Need to Talk About Men’s Mental Health

Nicole Greene

I want to talk about something that we don’t talk about enough: men and depression.

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Postpartum Depression: You Are Not Alone

Sayeedha Uddin

There is a common belief that as soon as the baby is born, maternal feelings and knowledge appear. For many mothers, this is not the case.

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7 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Lynn Bufka

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey has found that women consistently report higher levels of stress than men.

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Melinda Parrish

Plus-size Model Melinda Parrish: What I Wish I’d Know About Body Positivity

Plus-size model Melinda Parrish talks with us about learning to accept and love our bodies — exactly as they are today. Read her interview.

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What I Wish I’d Known About Being Healthy

Nicole Greene

This National Women’s Health Week, join us by sharing some health advice you would give your younger self. We’re calling it the #WhatIWishIdKnown challenge.

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Dr. Michael Twery

What You Should Know About Sleep

Sleep is worth prioritizing. Dr. Michael Twery shares why sleep is important, how much you need, and what you should know about sleep disorders.

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Ingrid Donato, Jillian Lampert

Children whose peers tease them about their weight are more likely to engage in disordered eating. Help raise awareness about weight-based bullying.

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