Office on Women's Health Blog

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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Nicole Greene

What’s Your Relationship With Alcohol?

Nicole Greene

Mental health care must be covered by most insurance plans the same way medical care is covered. Many insurance plans cover a visit to an in-network mental health professional the same way a visit to an in-network doctor is covered. If you don’t have insurance, you can find a mental health care center near you that will charge you what you can afford, based on your income.

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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

Warning Anyone with access to your phone or computer can check which websites you visit. It’s not possible to clear your Internet history completely from your computer or phone. It may be safer to use a public computer, such as at a library, or a friend’s phone. If you have been abused or are afraid of someone, contact a hotline at 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233), or learn more ways to get help.

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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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