Office on Women's Health Blog

Trump Administration Deploys Abbott BinaxNOW Tests to States

The Trump Administration today detailed the national distribution plan for the Abbott BinaxNOW Ag Card rapid test to assist Governors’ efforts to continue to safely reopen their states.

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Secretary Azar explains Operation Warp Speed

May 27,2020


Surgeon General Adams COVID-19 – Donate Blood Plasma and Help Save Lives

July 30,2020

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U.S. Public Health Service Strike Team Helps Treat Patients Infected with COVID-19 in Japan

A team of specialized officers from the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps are working with the United States Embassy in Japan, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and Gilead Sciences Inc. 

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The Best Valentine’s Day Gift: Saving a Heart

While we often think of chocolate hearts at this time of the year, there is another heart that should be on our minds – the hearts of the American people. 

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Surgeon General Releases First Report Focused on Smoking Cessation in 30 Years

Three decades after the first Surgeon General's report on smoking cessation, today, the Surgeon General is releasing a new report that reviews and updates evidence on the importance of quitting smoking.

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Sloane Stephens on Living Her Healthiest Life

Tennis champion Sloane Stephens shares how she builds healthy behaviors into her life.

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HHS Women Leaders Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

Office on Women's Health

HHS women leaders share how they find their health, why women should prioritize their health, and how their work is helping women lead healthy lives. 

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Dr. Dorothy Fink

OWH Director: How I Make My Health a Priority

Dorothy Fink, M.D.

OWH Director Dorothy Fink, M.D., celebrates National Women’s Health Week by sharing how she’s working toward her health goals. Plus, she offers ideas on how you can join her!

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Helping Your Teen Through an Unhealthy Relationship

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What should you do if you suspect your teen is in an abusive relationship? Here are some ways you can help your teen if he or she is experiencing abuse.

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. March 10.

Preventing HIV: We All Have a Role to Play

Office on Women's Health

This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we’re reminding everyone that "HIV prevention starts with me!" Learn how you can help end HIV.

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Enter Now: Create an Obesity Prevention Game

Office on Women's Health

Join the Office on Women's Health in helping women and girls reach and maintain a healthy weight by entering the Shape of Health: An Obesity Prevention Game challenge.

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Dr. Yael Nillni

6 Questions Answered: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Did you know the change in seasons can bring on a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Get answers about SAD from a clinical psychologist.

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