Office on Women's Health Blog

A Red Selfie.

Respect My Red: My Movement to End Assault

Katie Koestner

I was told by my parents that red means "stop." A red light, a red stop sign — these red signs aren't a suggestion that we stop. They insist that we stop.

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3 Conversations to Have With Your Kids This Year

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

As a parent, what you say and do really matters. Set aside time to talk with your kids about topics that will make them healthier for years to come.

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6 Ways to Start Fresh This Semester

Her Campus

What's our New Year's resolution at Her Campus? Beyond acing organic chemistry, we want to help you make this semester way healthier than your last.

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Be Empowered: Know The Facts First

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Talking about sex isn't always easy, especially with your kids. It's awkward, but having the talk can help them be smart about sex and relationships.

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Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Making Strides Toward an AIDS-free Generation

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

This World AIDS Day, let's reflect on the many people we've lost to HIV/AIDS and the many lives we can save in the years to come.

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Fur babies now. Real babies later.

4 Reasons to Say, "Thanks, Birth Control!"

Jill Eversole

More than 88% of women of reproductive age in the United States have used birth control at some point in their lives. There are a lot of reasons to be thankful.

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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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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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Everything You Should Know About HPV — From One of the 80% of Women Who Will Have It

Chelsey Delaney

Whenever someone asks me (usually in a medical setting) if I have an STI, I always almost forget that I do. But then I remember: Oh yeah, I have HPV.

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5 Tips: Breastfeeding After Maternity Leave

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

What's one of the biggest hurdles mothers face when breastfeeding? Returning to work. Here are five things that will make the transitions easier

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