Office on Women's Health Blog

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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Eating for Your Health and Your Heart

Karen B. DeSalvo

I can admit it: I love food. But my mother taught me a long time ago that what you put into your body, and how much, matters.

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Surviving a Heart Attack: An Interview with News Reporter Jennifer Donelan

Office on Women's Health Deputy Director Nicole Greene sat down with Jennifer Donelan in February to talk about women's heart health.

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Respect My Red: My Movement to End Assault

Katie Koestner

I was told by my parents that red means "stop." A red light, a red stop sign — these red signs aren't a suggestion that we stop. They insist that we stop.

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Assessing Campus Climate to Change Campus Culture

Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Dr. Caira Woods

Two years ago, the White House established the Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault. Here's what's happened since then.

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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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An Expert Talks About Human Trafficking: Giovanna Hernandez Williams

Giovanna Hernandez Williams volunteers with victim support organizations to help them access resources. We spoke with Giovanna about her work and how everyone can get involved in this important fight.

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3 Conversations to Have With Your Kids This Year

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

As a parent, what you say and do really matters. Set aside time to talk with your kids about topics that will make them healthier for years to come.

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Let's Talk About Bladders

Tamara Bavendam

The bladder isn't given much thought. Unless it demands our attention, we simply ignore it. But ignoring it has costs. So let's start talking about the bladder.

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Bottom Line: Mammograms are Still Covered

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Recently, several organizations have updated breast cancer screening recommendations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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