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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Why #CoverageMatters for Women's Health

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Cecile Richards

The progress that the Affordable Care Act has made for women's health couldn't be clearer, and we shouldn't go backward on any of these improvements.

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Erskine Hallam Bishop

The Holidays: How I Cope With the Loss

Jennifer Bishop-Crawford

It's during the quiet times that I recognize there is a void. My void has a name — it's Erskine Hallam Bishop.

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An Interview About Getting Covered Through the Health Insurance Marketplace: Katie Hay

Moving to a new city, starting a family, and even launching a new career can bring up questions about health insurance coverage. Katie Hay was able to do all three with the support of the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace. Now a yoga therapist based in North Carolina, Katie Hay talks about her experience enrolling in a health insurance plan through the Marketplace and the positive impact her coverage has had on her family.

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4 Skills to Teach Your Daughter by 13

Rebecca Ruiz

Parents can prepare their daughters for the trials of being a teenager by teaching them vital skills early on.

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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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World AIDS Day

Using Digital Communication at World AIDS Day 2016

Here are some brief answers to a few common questions about digital communication for World AIDS Day 2016.

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10 Reasons to Sign Up (or Re-up) for Health Coverage

Dr. Karen A. Scott

Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began November 1. Here are 10 reasons why you should sign up — or re-up — for health coverage for 2017!

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Rejoining the World of Women's Health

Dr. Karen A. Scott

I'm thrilled to join the team here at OWH. It feels good to be back in the world of women's health — a little like reconnecting with an old friend.

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Losing Ethan

Candace Marshall Humphrey

Our beautiful baby boy was born at 24 weeks. When my doctor said that he was out, I held my breath, waiting and praying to hear him cry.

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