Office on Women's Health Blog

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OWH Resolutions: Where Are They Now?

Nicole Greene

Last year, I asked some of my colleagues to share their plans for improving their health and well-being in 2018. As the year is coming to a close, I asked them to give us an update.

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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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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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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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One Size Does Not Fit All

Suzanne Haynes

Cultural acceptance of higher weights in the LGBT community challenges the expectations of typical weight loss programs.

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An Interview About Surviving Human Trafficking: Margeaux Gray

Margeaux is a survivor of human trafficking who shares her story of healing and how she copes with the lingering effects of her experience. She also explains how others can support human trafficking victims.

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