Office on Women's Health Blog

HIV Prevention Starts with Me: Women and Girls, Ending the HIV Epidemic Together

HIV.gov

Today, March 10th, we observe National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The theme this year is HIV Prevention Starts with Me: Ending the HIV Epidemic Together.

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Protect Yourself: Breast Cancer Screening

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — the perfect time to talk about the importance of breast cancer screening. Every woman has a story or connection to breast cancer; my grandmother died of breast cancer before I was born. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women, regardless of race or ethnicity.

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An Interview About Eating Disorders: Krista Barlow

Krista Barlow struggled with anorexia and bulimia through high school and college. Understanding more about the diseases helped her to overcome them. She hopes to help others by sharing her story. Learn more about these conditions in this candid and personal interview.

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Interview on Prematurity: Beverly Robertson

Join us in observing Prematurity Awareness month as we discuss common question about prematurity with Beverly Robertson from the March of Dimes.

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Interview With a Woman Living With Lupus: Minerva Figueroa

Lupus can be a devastating disease — just ask Minerva Figueroa. Before she was diagnosed, she battled extreme fatigue, trouble walking, painful joints, hair loss, and more. Read our interview with Minerva to see how having lupus might change the way she lives, but it will never define her.

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