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OWH News: ADM Giroir Welcomes New OWH Director

Office on Women's Health

Dr. Dorothy Fink brings extensive experience treating women’s health issues to the Office on Women’s Health.

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Woman getting a shot

12 Things You Want to Know About Flu

Office on Women's Health

Since it’s officially flu season, here are some questions — and answers — about flu and the vaccine.

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Nicole Greene

5 Tips to Beat Holiday Health Pitfalls

Nicole Greene

When it comes to healthy habits, it’s easy to say, “I’ll get back on track after the holidays.” If we’re being honest with ourselves, we know it’s not that simple.

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Older woman with her doctor

News: HIV Is Being Diagnosed More Quickly

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported.

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Nicole Greene

Taking Care of Rosella

Nicole Greene

Grandma Rosella’s bad ankle caused her to fall and break her arm. It’s funny how a simple thing — a fall — can have such serious consequences for an entire family…

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Tamara Bavendam

9 Things to Know About Bladder Health

Tamara Bavendam

Bladder problems are often ignored, unrecognized by clinicians, and hidden by women who may be too embarrassed to acknowledge that they experience them.

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Cmdr. Carmen Fisher

An Interview About Mental Health and the Military: Carmen Fisher

I felt like I was from another planet after re-joining the civilian world. I missed my Navy life and wanted to return every day.

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Jeff Fink, Founder, Go Fetch Wellness

The Link: Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse

Jeff Fink

Understanding the connection between animal abuse and domestic violence can help survivors in a very real, immediate way.

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Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo

Breast Reconstruction: Know Your Options

Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo

Breast reconstruction after cancer isn’t for everyone, but federal law protects your right to make that choice. Get answers to common breast cancer reconstruction questions.

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Nicole Greene

Don’t Confuse Abuse With Love

Nicole Greene

Sometimes abuse is disguised as or confused with love. But it’s not. No one has the right to hurt you, control you, or make you feel afraid.

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Michelle Williams

Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams on Depression

For me, depression felt like a slow crumble. I felt sad and deeply tired, and I could sleep through an entire week.

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