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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.
5 Resolutions From OWH
At the Office on Women’s Health, we’re making plans to improve our health and well-being. See what my colleagues are pledging to do for their health in 2018.
12 Things You Want to Know About Flu
Office on Women's Health
Since it’s officially flu season, here are some questions — and answers — about flu and the vaccine.
5 Tips to Beat Holiday Health Pitfalls
When it comes to healthy habits, it’s easy to say, “I’ll get back on track after the holidays.” If we’re being honest with ourselves, we know it’s not that simple.
News: HIV Is Being Diagnosed More Quickly
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported.
Taking Care of Rosella
Grandma Rosella’s bad ankle caused her to fall and break her arm. It’s funny how a simple thing — a fall — can have such serious consequences for an entire family…
9 Things to Know About Bladder Health
Bladder problems are often ignored, unrecognized by clinicians, and hidden by women who may be too embarrassed to acknowledge that they experience them.
An Interview About Mental Health and the Military: Carmen Fisher
I felt like I was from another planet after re-joining the civilian world. I missed my Navy life and wanted to return every day.
The Link: Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse
Understanding the connection between animal abuse and domestic violence can help survivors in a very real, immediate way.
Breast Reconstruction: Know Your Options
Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo
Breast reconstruction after cancer isn’t for everyone, but federal law protects your right to make that choice. Get answers to common breast cancer reconstruction questions.
Don’t Confuse Abuse With Love
Sometimes abuse is disguised as or confused with love. But it’s not. No one has the right to hurt you, control you, or make you feel afraid.
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