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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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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Women's Health Chose Me

Wanda K. Jones

I didn't choose to work in women's health. It chose me. I saw women marginalized early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. I heard them referred to as liars.

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Happy 25th Anniversary, OWH!

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

We've made great strides in women's health. Women are living longer and surviving breast and lung cancer, HIV/AIDS, and heart disease more than ever before.

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Participate in a Clinical Trial: Make a Difference

Marsha B. Henderson

Clinical trials just don't come up in casual conversations. I want to change that. I want to get women talking about why it is important for us to participate.

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It's Time for the iGIANT

Saralyn Mark

We want to believe that what is branded for use by women will improve function and safety, not just appearance. Unfortunately, that is not always the case.

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