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December 9, 2021

New initiative to identify programs that provide effective monitoring and follow-up care for hypertensive disorders during pregnancy and postpartum.

October 1, 2021

A new program to create a network of organizations committed to helping women maintain healthy blood pressure levels at every age.

April 30, 2021

In an effort to get evidenced-based treatment to more Americans with opioid use disorder, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime requirement tied to training, which some practitioners have cited as a barrier to treating more people.

January 6, 2021

ADM Brett P. Giroir, M.D., HHS Assistant Secretary for Health; Dorothy Fink, M.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health and Director, Office on Women's Health

October 7, 2020

High Blood Pressure Control IS Possible 

March 8, 2019
Office on Women's Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is leading an initiative aimed at reducing new HIV infections by 75% in the next 5 years and 90% in the next 10 years. According to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, that means preventing more than 250,000 new infections over the proposed 10-year timespan.

February 8, 2019
Office on Women's Health

Join the Office on Women's Health in helping women and girls reach and maintain a healthy weight. Enter our Shape of Health: An Obesity Prevention Game challenge by creating a video game focused on obesity prevention or weight control for women or girls.

August 10, 2018
Holli Richmond

Regular moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity helps improve overall health and fitness and reduces risk for many chronic diseases.

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