Office on Women's Health Blog

Talking to Your Kids About Sexual Assault

Jerry Weichman

To teens, young love can feel all-encompassing. Here are my five tips for talking with your kids about building healthy relationships.

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Medicines and Pregnancy: 4 Tips to Help You Get the Facts

Kimberly A. Thomas

My first and only pregnancy was a very difficult one. Sadly, my baby did not survive, but that experience motivated me to help other women have healthy pregnancies.

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How You Can Outsmart HIV

Nicole Greene

As women, we’re capable of some incredible things! But this National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, I want you to tap into your power to outsmart HIV.

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NWGHAAD Ambassador Shan Boodram

An Interview About HIV and AIDS Basics: Shan Boodram

Sex educator Shan Boodram talks about getting tested, steps you can take to protect yourself, how to share your status with a new partner, and more.

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Amy Sánchez

How You Can Help Build a Culture Without Abuse

Amy Sánchez

Young people date whether we are ready for it to happen or not. Knowing that, it is clear that the time to talk about dating abuse and healthy relationships is now.

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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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Back to Basics

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

The science is always evolving, but some things never change. For this year's National Women's Health Week, we get back to basics. Follow these simple steps.

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Ladies, There's Never Been a Better Time to Start Taking Control of Your Health

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

There's a lot to being an adult that no one warns you about. At some point, you realize that you're in control of your life. All you have to do is take charge.

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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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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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