Office on Women's Health Blog

Dr. Nirmish Shah

Q&A With a Sickle Cell Disease Expert

Dr. Nirmish Shah shares some sickle cell disease basics and talks about his research aimed at helping patients manage sickle cell disease.

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Julianne Hough

Ladies: It’s Time to Speak Up About Your Health

Julianne Hough

If I could tell women what I wished I’d known it would be: Don’t make the same mistakes I did! Debilitating pain is not normal.

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Dana Parish

My Struggle With Lyme Disease

Dana Parish

A July 2014 wedding was the start of my nightmare. 

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Gessie Thompson

Miscarriage to Mission: Finding Hope Beyond Fibroids

Gessie Thompson

In 2001, I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids. From that moment, infertility, a result of those fibroids, became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.

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Cortney Lovell

The Power of Women and Recovery

Cortney Lovell

At 19 I said goodbye to my mother. I also said goodbye to active addiction. It was the hardest year of my life.

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Erskine Hallam Bishop

The Holidays: How I Cope With the Loss

Jennifer Bishop-Crawford

It's during the quiet times that I recognize there is a void. My void has a name — it's Erskine Hallam Bishop.

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Candace Marshall Humphrey

Losing Ethan

Candace Marshall Humphrey

Our beautiful baby boy was born at 24 weeks. When my doctor said that he was out, I held my breath, waiting and praying to hear him cry.

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Doctor with hand on shoulder of woman

Domestic Violence and Your Health

Anisa Ali

Sometimes it is difficult to recognize the effect an abusive relationship can have on your health, but the impacts are substantial.

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Nicole Greene

My Life With Lyme

Nicole Greene

On Easter Sunday 2007, I woke up unable to move from the neck down. It sounds scary, but I just thought I was getting sick. Little did I know how sick I was.

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COMPARE-UF. Comparing options for management: Patient-centered results for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids: Finding Answers

Elizabeth (Ebbie) Stewart

With uterine fibroids being so common, why don't we know more about treatment options and what treatments will work best for different women?

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