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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Frustrated mother holding her sleeping baby.

Postpartum Depression: You Are Not Alone

Sayeedha Uddin

There is a common belief that as soon as the baby is born, maternal feelings and knowledge appear. For many mothers, this is not the case.

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Dr. Esther Eisenberg

Q&A With an Infertility Expert

Infertility is a common problem, and anyone can face infertility challenges. To uncover answers to common infertility questions, we spoke with Dr. Esther Eisenberg.

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Stressed woman with her hands covering her face

7 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Lynn Bufka

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey has found that women consistently report higher levels of stress than men.

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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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Jay Ell Alexander

Getting More Exercise and Why It’s Worth It

Jay Ell Alexander

Starting and maintaining a health routine can be hard. I lived it — I know! I have sizes in my closet ranging from 10 to 16 to prove it.

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Julianne Hough

Ladies: It’s Time to Speak Up About Your Health

Julianne Hough

If I could tell women what I wished I’d known it would be: Don’t make the same mistakes I did! Debilitating pain is not normal.

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Four women smiling

What I Wish I’d Known About Being Healthy

Nicole Greene

This National Women’s Health Week, join us by sharing some health advice you would give your younger self. We’re calling it the #WhatIWishIdKnown challenge.

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Students walking on campus

Creating a Culture of Consent on Your Campus

Her Campus

College is an important time for personal discovery and navigating the world of sexuality. But with the excitement, it’s crucial to get educated about sexual assault and consent.

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Nicole Greene

Making the Best Decisions for Your Body

Nicole Greene

As women, we're the experts on our own bodies. We know what does and doesn't feel normal, but we don't always feel empowered to speak up to get the care we need.  

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Dr. Michael Twery

What You Should Know About Sleep

Sleep is worth prioritizing. Dr. Michael Twery shares why sleep is important, how much you need, and what you should know about sleep disorders.

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