Office on Women's Health Blog

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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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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Say "No" to Holiday Stress

Beth A. Collins-Sharp

Welcome to the holiday season, an annual test of endurance for many women. The key to making it through, is to make choices that will eliminate the big stressors. Here's my guide to a less stressful holiday season.

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Women Veterans Today

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Did you know that there are more than 2.2 million women Veterans in the United States? Yet many do not know that they may be eligible for health care and other benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If a woman has served, she deserves the services and benefits she has earned.

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Suicide Is on My Mind

Kimberly Konkel

I'm a survivor of suicide. For me, that means that I've attempted to end my life by suicide and survived the death of my aunt who ended her life with a gun.

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