Office on Women's Health Blog

Melinda Parrish

Plus-size Model Melinda Parrish: What I Wish I’d Know About Body Positivity

Plus-size model Melinda Parrish talks with us about learning to accept and love our bodies — exactly as they are today. Read her interview.

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Molly Mae Potter

An Interview with a Woman Veteran: Molly Mae Potter

From serving in a war zone to dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to becoming Ms. Veteran America 2016, Molly Mae Potter shares her story.

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Dr. Bryna Helfer

Women and the ADA

Bryna Helfer

As we celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), I find myself reflecting on this important piece of civil rights legislation.

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Nicole Greene

5 Tips to Make This Your Safest Summer Ever

Nicole Greene

Whether you're out hiking, at the ballpark, or just trying to beat the heat, here are a few tips to keep in mind so you have a safe and healthy summer.

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Dana Parish

My Struggle With Lyme Disease

Dana Parish

A July 2014 wedding was the start of my nightmare. 

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Man and woman with bicycle

June Is Men’s Health Month — Get Involved

Ana N. Fadich

June is Men’s Health Month — spread the word and make sure every loved male in your life is living well.

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Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas

Impacts of Invisibility on Military Veteran Women

Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas

When it was time to leave active duty and go back to school and become what I considered “a normal woman” again, I thought it would be a breeze. It wasn’t.

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Laura Lee

Loving Every Inch of You

Laura Lee

I decided to embrace everything that made me ME. It took a long time to get there — to feel beautiful and to walk proud. There is no turning back.

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Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden's Healthy Lifestyle Recipe

Joan Lunden

Throughout my life and career, I've collected tips for living a healthy lifestyle. In honor of National Women's Health Week, I'd like to share my favorites.

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Dr. Keisha Downey

An Interview About Taking Care of Your Mental Health: Dr. Keisha Downey

In this interview, Dr. Keisha Downey shares her tips for staying mentally healthy, plus insights about when to get help.

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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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