Office on Women's Health Blog

Nicole Greene and Iwona

Losing Iwona

Nicole Greene

Iwona was supposed to be in surgery that day to remove a large fibroid. But while she was getting prepped for surgery, the news came: She had stage 4 uterine cancer.

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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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Gessie Thompson

Miscarriage to Mission: Finding Hope Beyond Fibroids

Gessie Thompson

In 2001, I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids. From that moment, infertility, a result of those fibroids, became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.

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Nicole Greene

What’s Your Relationship With Alcohol?

Nicole Greene

Mental health care must be covered by most insurance plans the same way medical care is covered. Many insurance plans cover a visit to an in-network mental health professional the same way a visit to an in-network doctor is covered. If you don’t have insurance, you can find a mental health care center near you that will charge you what you can afford, based on your income.

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Talking to Your Kids About Sexual Assault

Jerry Weichman

To teens, young love can feel all-encompassing. Here are my five tips for talking with your kids about building healthy relationships.

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Becoming a PCOS Diva

Amy Medling

As early as 14, I wrestled with a lot of the common PCOS symptoms. It seemed this was my fate. My mom dealt with this and so did my grandmother.

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Pregnant woman with hand on stomach.

Medicines and Pregnancy: 4 Tips to Help You Get the Facts

Kimberly A. Thomas

My first and only pregnancy was a very difficult one. Sadly, my baby did not survive, but that experience motivated me to help other women have healthy pregnancies.

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How You Can Outsmart HIV

Nicole Greene

Warning Anyone with access to your phone or computer can check which websites you visit. It’s not possible to clear your Internet history completely from your computer or phone. It may be safer to use a public computer, such as at a library, or a friend’s phone. If you have been abused or are afraid of someone, contact a hotline at 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233), or learn more ways to get help.

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