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Sam Sharpe, ORISE Fellow Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Eating disorders are complex, multifaceted conditions which can substantially impact mental health, physical health, and quality of life for individuals experiencing them. This year, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW...
Sam Sharpe, ORISE Fellow Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health While awareness of eating disorders in diverse populations is increasing, treatment programs and facilities sometimes struggle to provide appropriate and adequate care for all demographics. LGBTQIA+ individuals, in particular...
Lesley Williams, MD Senior Associate Consultant / Eating Disorder Specialist Department of Family Medicine, Thunderbird Clinic Site Lead, Mayo Clinic Arizona Sally is an avid runner. Running makes her feel happy and in control. Her running started when she was on the high school track team. It was a...
Ellen S. Rome, MD, MPH Head, Center for Adolescent Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital Professor of Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western University Last summer, I was asked to write a perspectives piece for Advances in Nutrition . The topic? The “Barbie”...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is excited to announce the ten Phase 2 awardees of the Reducing Disparities in Breastfeeding Innovation Challenge . OWH created the national competition to identify programs that increase breastfeeding initiation...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is excited to announce the 15 winners for Phase 1 of the HHS Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) Innovator Award Competition . This competition was developed to...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is excited to announce the 15 Phase 2 awardees of the HHS Hypertension Innovator Award Competition. The national competition was developed by OWH to identify programs that use innovative methods of blood pressure...
Today, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Departments of Labor and the Treasury (Departments) proposed a rule to strengthen access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, most plans are required to offer coverage of birth control with...
The holidays are full of family, friends and festive gatherings. Healthy eating during the holidays may seem challenging but it doesn’t always mean foregoing your favorite desserts and sweets. With a few small changes, it is possible to maintain healthy eating habits during the holiday season...
The HHS Office on Women’s Health (OWH) recently released a study that examined the relationship between paid family leave (PFL) and mental health. The study, published on November 8, 2022 in the journal Community, Work & Family , found that PFL programs may make it easier to take longer leave after...