Office on Women's Health Blog

Nicole Greene

Making the Best Decisions for Your Body

Nicole Greene

As women, we're the experts on our own bodies. We know what does and doesn't feel normal, but we don't always feel empowered to speak up to get the care we need.  

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Nicole Greene

HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)

Nicole Greene

My message is simple: HIV is still a very real problem, but it is preventable. There are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves, our partners, and our patients…

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Woman holding red HIV/AIDS awareness ribbon.

Preparing for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

HIV.gov

We want to encourage you to start planning along with us and to promote resources to help educate women who are at risk for/living with HIV.

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Alesha Istvan

Healthy Me, Healthy We: Preventing Dating Violence

Alesha Istvan

We need to focus on dating violence prevention. We need to infuse our world with positive, affirming messages and reduce the negative messages that young people hear every day.

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Dr. Abbey B. Berenson

Parents: 5 Things to Know About HPV and the Vaccine

Dr. Abbey B. Berenson

Parents, you can help protect your child from getting certain HPV-related cancers. How? With a safe and effective vaccine!

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Older woman with her doctor

News: HIV Is Being Diagnosed More Quickly

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported.

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Woman with crossed legs sitting on examination table

I Did Everything to Avoid Cancer… And It Still Got Me

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"The reality at first is such a shock, and there's a lot of denial," says Terri. "But once I had accepted my situation, I realized, 'I can do this.'"

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Nicole Greene

Sexual Assault on Campus: What We Can Do

Nicole Greene

One in five undergraduate women is sexually assaulted during college. When I think about that number, I want to change it so everyone is safe.

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OWH Acting Director Nicole Greene

What's Your Health Style?

Nicole Greene

We all know there are small tweaks we can make to help us reach rock star status. Here are four I’m focusing on this National Women’s Health Week.

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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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