Office on Women's Health Blog

Nicole Greene and Iwona

Losing Iwona

Nicole Greene

Iwona was supposed to be in surgery that day to remove a large fibroid. But while she was getting prepped for surgery, the news came: She had stage 4 uterine cancer.

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Older woman smiling

New Medicare Cards Protect Your Personal Information

Medicare.gov

Starting in April 2018, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare to help protect you from identity fraud.

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Dr. Kajal Patel

Kidney Disease: What You Need to Know

Dr. Kajal Patel shares how women can keep their kidneys healthy and what they need to know about chronic kidney disease.

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Nicole Greene

HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)

Nicole Greene

My message is simple: HIV is still a very real problem, but it is preventable. There are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves, our partners, and our patients…

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Woman holding red HIV/AIDS awareness ribbon.

Preparing for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

HIV.gov

We want to encourage you to start planning along with us and to promote resources to help educate women who are at risk for/living with HIV.

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Girl being bullied by her peers

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Ingrid Donato, Jillian Lampert

Children whose peers tease them about their weight are more likely to engage in disordered eating. Help raise awareness about weight-based bullying.

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Dr. Rachel Dreyer

An Interview About Heart Health

Dr. Rachel Dreyer shares the basics you need to know about heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy.

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Alesha Istvan

Healthy Me, Healthy We: Preventing Dating Violence

Alesha Istvan

We need to focus on dating violence prevention. We need to infuse our world with positive, affirming messages and reduce the negative messages that young people hear every day.

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Dr. Abbey B. Berenson

Parents: 5 Things to Know About HPV and the Vaccine

Dr. Abbey B. Berenson

Parents, you can help protect your child from getting certain HPV-related cancers. How? With a safe and effective vaccine!

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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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Woman with her hand at her neck

An Interview About Thyroid Cancer

One woman shares her story about finding out she had papillary thyroid cancer, the most common of type, when she was only 19.

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