Office on Women's Health Blog

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OWH Resolutions: Where Are They Now?

Nicole Greene

Last year, I asked some of my colleagues to share their plans for improving their health and well-being in 2018. As the year is coming to a close, I asked them to give us an update.

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Chef LaLa

An Interview About Healthy Eating From a Professional Chef

Want to look and feel your best? Eating healthy can help. Eating healthy can also reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. For professional Chef LaLa, taking care of herself by eating well means she'll be around to take care of the people she loves. Plus, she knows that eating for health can still be delicious and flavorful. Here are her tips for making time in the kitchen more enjoyable and meals healthier.

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Tory Johnson

How ABC's Tory Johnson Became a Healthier Woman

Tory Johnson

It's been three years since the conversation that changed my life. My boss at ABC News told me I needed to "lose weight or lose my job."

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5 Things to Know: Planning for a Healthy Retirement

Barbara J. Easterling

May is clearly my month! We focus on my kind of people: older women. As wise as I feel, there are things we wish we had known when we were younger

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Start the Conversation: Time to Talk With Your Teen

Evelyn M. Kappeler

Did you know that, as a parent, you have a strong impact on whether your teen makes healthy decisions? This includes decisions about sex.

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Eliminating Hepatitis B in the U.S. — Mothers Matter!

Corinna Dan

Although transmission of hepatitis B from mother to baby is preventable, an estimated 952 infants in the United States were infected perinatally in 2009.

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Better Women's Health Across the Generations

J. Nadine Gracia

As the daughter and granddaughter of immigrants from Haiti, I have a deep respect for the rich traditions of the generations that preceded me

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5 Small Changes That Can Improve Your Health in Your 20s, 30s, and Beyond

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Sometimes it feels like being healthy is just a list of things we shouldn't do. The no's can steal the joy out of life. What if we told ourselves "yes" instead?

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Dr. Nancy Lee

Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Younger

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

I am 64 years old. There, I admit it. Now that I am older, I'd like to share some of my thoughts on things I wish someone had told me when I was younger.

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Beth A. Collins Sharp

Happy Mother's Day! (cringe)

Beth A. Collins-Sharp

Why would a woman would cringe at that? Maybe she recently lost a child or suffered a miscarriage. Maybe she misses her mother. But often, it's because she's experiencing infertility.

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5 Nerdy Things You Should Know About Birth Control

Liz Sabatiuk

Birth control — 99% of women have used it at some point in their lives. Yet somehow it continues to be a taboo subject.

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