Office on Women's Health Blog

Michelle Obama

Ladies, Let's Change Tomorrow

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Together — as women — we can help build each other up! Join the #StateofWomen movement today to help change tomorrow. Find out how you can get involved.

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Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Taking Care of Your Health — and Your Baby's

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Related information Sexual assault fact sheet Violence against women

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Endometriosis: 23 Years of Searching for Answers

Padma Lakshmi

I saw so many doctors, yet I was repeatedly told that nothing was wrong. It wasn't until I was 36, 23 years after my symptoms began, that I finally got answers.

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Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships, Too

FUTURES Without Violence, La Clinica del Pueblo

We often equate relationships with consent — leading to the misconception that sexual abuse cannot happen in marriages. This is far from the truth.

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Dr. Sara Imershein

What Your Gynecologist Wants You to Know

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Does the thought of going to the gyno make you wince? With a little planning, your visit can be a powerful part of your overall health plan.

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You Can Help Prevent Sexual Assault!

Anitra Edwards

"It's not rape if we're in a relationship." False! Learn more about sexual assault and signs of unhealthy relationships.

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Tips for Pregnant Women to Prevent Zika Virus Infection

Denise J. Jamieson

Zika may sound scary, but there are some basic steps pregnant women can take to protect themselves.

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Women and HIV: Essential Reads!

Deb LeBel

Get the latest news on developments in HIV prevention, care and treatment, research, and policy to inform your conversations around women's health.

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HIV Is My Roommate

Marvelyn Brown

People LOVE to say, "Oh she is living with HIV." Correction: HIV is living with me.

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XOXO: Put Your #BestDefense Into Play

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

When it comes to sex, we want all women and girls to "gear up." Read this short checklist with ways you can defend yourself against HIV.

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