Office on Women's Health Blog

Dr. Nirmish Shah

Q&A With a Sickle Cell Disease Expert

Dr. Nirmish Shah shares some sickle cell disease basics and talks about his research aimed at helping patients manage sickle cell disease.

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7 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Lynn Bufka

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey has found that women consistently report higher levels of stress than men.

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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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Tamara Bavendam

Love Your Bladder This Valentine's Day

Tamara Bavendam

This Valentine’s Day, find out how to show your bladder some love.

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Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A.

A New National Prescription to Improve Women's Health

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal

Women's health was largely ignored in the halls of public policy, at the research bench, and in clinical settings when I was appointed the first.

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Anne Wheaton, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, and Danni Starr

In Pictures and Videos: OWH's 25th Anniversary Event

Nicole Greene

I was lucky enough to have a front row seat as the emcee for the day's special activities, and I want to share with you some pictures and videos from the event.

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Dr. Karen A. Scott

Rejoining the World of Women's Health

Dr. Karen A. Scott

Learn the warning signs of stroke so that if you have even one of them, you can call 911 right away.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Suzanne Haynes

Cultural acceptance of higher weights in the LGBT community challenges the expectations of typical weight loss programs.

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Busting 5 Common Myths about FDA and Women's Health

Dr. Marjorie Jenkins

Sometimes, I act as a myth-buster, meaning I share how FDA uses information about sex differences in our work and counter common myths about FDA.

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Tools to Promote Gender Responsiveness in HIV Prevention Programs for Women and Girls

Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. Richard Wolitski

Gender-related issues are a driver of the HIV epidemic among women and girls. That's why we developed the HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach.

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