Office on Women's Health Blog

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Memory and Thinking: What's Normal and What's Not?

What’s the difference between mild forgetfulness and a more serious memory problem?

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How OWH Is Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Jessica Tytel

Our country is in the midst of an epidemic of overdose and deaths as a result of opioid misuse. In 2015, 33,091 Americans died as a result of opioid overdoses.

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Building a Community of Support for New Moms

Juliet Bui

New moms have a lot to juggle. In the midst of all this, it’s easy to forget about their health, especially mental health.

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Lauren Sogor

An Interview About Breastfeeding: Lauren Sogor

From the joys to the challenges, Lauren Sogor shares her experiences breastfeeding and offers her tips for pumping at work.

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Nicole Greene

I’m a Wellness Rock Star (Almost)

Nicole Greene

Since May, I’ve been working hard to upgrade my health style from healthy-ish to total wellness rock star. It hasn’t been easy, but I’m getting there!

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Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women. July 19, 2017

OWH News: Opioids and Women Final Report Released

Office on Women's Health

A new OWH report examines opioid use among women and issues related to prevention, treatment, and recovery.

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Molly Mae Potter

An Interview with a Woman Veteran: Molly Mae Potter

From serving in a war zone to dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to becoming Ms. Veteran America 2016, Molly Mae Potter shares her story.

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Dr. Bryna Helfer

Women and the ADA

Bryna Helfer

As we celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), I find myself reflecting on this important piece of civil rights legislation.

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Nicole Greene

5 Tips to Make This Your Safest Summer Ever

Nicole Greene

Whether you're out hiking, at the ballpark, or just trying to beat the heat, here are a few tips to keep in mind so you have a safe and healthy summer.

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Dana Parish

My Struggle With Lyme Disease

Dana Parish

A July 2014 wedding was the start of my nightmare. 

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June Is Men’s Health Month — Get Involved

Ana N. Fadich

June is Men’s Health Month — spread the word and make sure every loved male in your life is living well.

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