Office on Women's Health Blog

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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3 Conversations to Have With Your Kids This Year

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

As a parent, what you say and do really matters. Set aside time to talk with your kids about topics that will make them healthier for years to come.

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An Expert Talks About Human Trafficking: Giovanna Hernandez Williams

Giovanna Hernandez Williams volunteers with victim support organizations to help them access resources. We spoke with Giovanna about her work and how everyone can get involved in this important fight.

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Tamara Bavendam

Let's Talk About Bladders

Tamara Bavendam

The bladder isn't given much thought. Unless it demands our attention, we simply ignore it. But ignoring it has costs. So let's start talking about the bladder.

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Bottom Line: Mammograms are Still Covered

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Recently, several organizations have updated breast cancer screening recommendations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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6 Ways to Start Fresh This Semester

Her Campus

What's our New Year's resolution at Her Campus? Beyond acing organic chemistry, we want to help you make this semester way healthier than your last.

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It's Time for the iGIANT

Saralyn Mark

We want to believe that what is branded for use by women will improve function and safety, not just appearance. Unfortunately, that is not always the case.

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Taylor Kimbel

I'm Young and Healthy, But I Still Need Insurance

Taylor Kimbel

Everyone deserves great health coverage, including you. Check out the five things you should know about applying for health insurance.

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Caregiving Changed Me: One Daughter's Story

Carol D. O'Dell

Agreed denial. That was our little dance — my mother and me — when it came to her health concerns.

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Beat the Holiday Blues

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

There are a million different reasons why people might feel down during the holiday season. Here are some simple steps you can take to lift your spirits.

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Be Empowered: Know The Facts First

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Talking about sex isn't always easy, especially with your kids. It's awkward, but having the talk can help them be smart about sex and relationships.

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