Office on Women's Health Blog

Gayathri Ramprasad

An Interview About Mental Health Stigma and Healing

Read Gayathri Ramprasad’s interview to learn why she’s dedicated her life to helping others, what she wants women to know about mental health, and more.

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2 Words, 2 Years, 5 Posts You Need to Read

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

. Two words, so many topics. Check out five of the OWH Director's favorite posts and why she think every woman should read them.

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Giving Power Back To Survivors

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Getting appropriate medical care is a basic right. Victims of domestic violence can now take back control with their own health insurance.

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5 Graphs to Help You Understand What Anxiety Feels Like

Valerie Borden

Do you know what anxiety actually feels like? Find out with these five simple graphs.

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New Funding for Better IPV Screening and Follow-up

Dr. Caira Woods

OWH's new grant program funds academic institutions to research effective public health responses to domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

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#WhyIStayed Is Only Part of My Story

Beverly Gooden

I was experiencing domestic violence, but I was not ready to admit it. And I was not ready to leave.

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Making a Difference for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Mary K. Wakefield

This National Hispanic Heritage Month, let's all agree to be the human beings that César Chávez called on to make a difference.

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Know Your Terms — It's Best for Your Baby

Dr. Debra Bingham

"Due date" is simply an estimate. And research shows babies are still developing right up until week 40. So when is the best time for your baby to arrive?

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Surviving an Abusive Relationship: Kelly Vrooman

Kelly Vrooman was 15 when her boyfriend started hurting her. The abuse continued for about two years. Kelly talks about feeling ashamed, breaking the silence, and what you can do to help a friend.

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7 Tips to Help You Squeeze in More Exercise Today

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

A 30-minute workout is only 2% of your day. If I can do it, so can you! Check out these tips to help you get started and stick with it.

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Black Breastfeeding Week 2015: Lift Every Baby

Kimberly Seals Allers

Yes, breastfeeding is the best nutrition for babies. But breastfeeding has never really been just about breastfeeding.

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