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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.
Moms Can Help Girls Get Moving
When it comes to getting exercise and being physically active, are we cheering our kids on enough? Unfortunately, data suggests that we aren't.
Breastfeeding: Natural Doesn’t Mean Easy
Looking back, I wish I had had three things at that time: more educational resources, a true support system, and someone to help me when I was in doubt.
VA Makes Strides in Serving Women Veterans
Kayla M. Williams
When I came home from Iraq in 2004, I often felt invisible as a woman soldier.
How OWH Is Fighting the Opioid Epidemic
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.
Building a Community of Support for New Moms
New moms have a lot to juggle. In the midst of all this, it’s easy to forget about their health, especially mental health.
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.
I’m a Wellness Rock Star (Almost)
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!
OWH News: Opioids and Women Final Report Released
A new OWH report examines opioid use among women and issues related to prevention, treatment, and recovery.
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.
Women and the ADA
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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