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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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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Rebecca Ruiz

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

AIDS.gov

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

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A woman types at a computer

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

Dr. Karen A. Scott

Learn the warning signs of stroke so that if you have even one of them, you can call 911 right away.

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Dr. Karen A. Scott

Rejoining the World of Women's Health

Dr. Karen A. Scott

Learn the warning signs of stroke so that if you have even one of them, you can call 911 right away.

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Candace Marshall Humphrey

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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A Survivor's Right to Reconstruction

Many breast cancer patients who are eligible for breast reconstruction after mastectomy aren't aware of their rights and care options.

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Doctor with hand on shoulder of woman

Domestic Violence and Your Health

Anisa Ali

Sometimes it is difficult to recognize the effect an abusive relationship can have on your health, but the impacts are substantial.

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