Office on Women's Health Blog

Jay Ell Alexander

Getting More Exercise and Why It’s Worth It

Jay Ell Alexander

Starting and maintaining a health routine can be hard. I lived it — I know! I have sizes in my closet ranging from 10 to 16 to prove it.

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Dr. Rachel Dreyer

An Interview About Heart Health

Dr. Rachel Dreyer shares the basics you need to know about heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy.

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Alesha Istvan

Healthy Me, Healthy We: Preventing Dating Violence

Alesha Istvan

We need to focus on dating violence prevention. We need to infuse our world with positive, affirming messages and reduce the negative messages that young people hear every day.

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Dr. Abbey B. Berenson

Parents: 5 Things to Know About HPV and the Vaccine

Dr. Abbey B. Berenson

Parents, you can help protect your child from getting certain HPV-related cancers. How? With a safe and effective vaccine!

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Gayathri Ramprasad

An Interview About Mental Health Stigma and Healing

Read Gayathri Ramprasad’s interview to learn why she’s dedicated her life to helping others, what she wants women to know about mental health, and more.

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Woman with her hand at her neck

An Interview About Thyroid Cancer

One woman shares her story about finding out she had papillary thyroid cancer, the most common of type, when she was only 19.

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Woman writing in a journal

5 Resolutions From OWH

Nicole Greene

At the Office on Women’s Health, we’re making plans to improve our health and well-being. See what my colleagues are pledging to do for their health in 2018.

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Woman getting a shot

12 Things You Want to Know About Flu

Office on Women's Health

Since it’s officially flu season, here are some questions — and answers — about flu and the vaccine.

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Nicole Greene

5 Tips to Beat Holiday Health Pitfalls

Nicole Greene

When it comes to healthy habits, it’s easy to say, “I’ll get back on track after the holidays.” If we’re being honest with ourselves, we know it’s not that simple.

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Older woman with her doctor

News: HIV Is Being Diagnosed More Quickly

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported.

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Nicole Greene

Taking Care of Rosella

Nicole Greene

Grandma Rosella’s bad ankle caused her to fall and break her arm. It’s funny how a simple thing — a fall — can have such serious consequences for an entire family…

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