Office on Women's Health Blog

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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Beat the Holiday Blues

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

There are a million different reasons why people might feel down during the holiday season. Here are some simple steps you can take to lift your spirits.

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Tonya Willis and Sergeant Major Panapa R. Willis

A Veteran and Military Spouse Shares Her Story

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Tonya Willis, a veteran and military spouse, tells us about the challenges military families face and shares advice on finding support in your community.

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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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The pie chart shows that anxiety has a lot of different symptoms, including sweating, trouble sleeping, muscle tension, and more.

5 Graphs to Help You Understand What Anxiety Feels Like

Valerie Borden

Do you know what anxiety actually feels like? Find out with these five simple graphs.

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Beverly Gooden

#WhyIStayed Is Only Part of My Story

Beverly Gooden

I was experiencing domestic violence, but I was not ready to admit it. And I was not ready to leave.

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Feminism and My Path to Recovery

Isabella Higgins

I still remember the first time I felt "fat." I was in third grade.

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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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Mother and daughter on a bed

Talking to Your Kids About Sexual Assault

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Sexual assault. It's an ugly topic, and one that is difficult to talk about. But we must face the reality that the kids in our lives may be at risk.

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Season's Eatings

Anne Wheaton

I am generally a healthy eater and try to exercise frequently, but all of the tasty treats available this time of year do make it a challenge.

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