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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NWGHAAD Ambassador Shan Boodram

An Interview About HIV and AIDS Basics: Shan Boodram

Sex educator Shan Boodram talks about getting tested, steps you can take to protect yourself, how to share your status with a new partner, and more.

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Dr. Alan E. Simon

Eating Disorders: What to Watch For

Dr. Alan E. Simon

When I was a teenager, being a camp counselor was the best part of the year. But now, I remember one thing I wish I had done differently.

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Dr. Rita Redberg

An Interview About Heart Health: Drs. Dhruva and Redberg

Drs. Sanket Dhruva and Rita Redberg answer our top questions about heart disease and how to keep your heart in tip-top shape. Read the interview.

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Amy Sánchez

How You Can Help Build a Culture Without Abuse

Amy Sánchez

Young people date whether we are ready for it to happen or not. Knowing that, it is clear that the time to talk about dating abuse and healthy relationships is now.

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Tamara Bavendam

Love Your Bladder This Valentine's Day

Tamara Bavendam

This Valentine’s Day, find out how to show your bladder some love.

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Jullia A. Rosdahl

Glaucoma: 5 Things You Should Know

Jullia A. Rosdahl

There is only one way to know if you have glaucoma. Find out how with this blog post.

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Cortney Lovell

The Power of Women and Recovery

Cortney Lovell

At 19 I said goodbye to my mother. I also said goodbye to active addiction. It was the hardest year of my life.

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Dr. Karen A. Scott

OWH: Your Leaders in Women's Health

Dr. Karen A. Scott

It's official — 2016 is over and we're in a new year. For many of us, this is a time to reflect on the past and plan for the future.

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#CoverageMatters

Why #CoverageMatters for Women's Health

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Cecile Richards

The progress that the Affordable Care Act has made for women's health couldn't be clearer, and we shouldn't go backward on any of these improvements.

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Erskine Hallam Bishop

The Holidays: How I Cope With the Loss

Jennifer Bishop-Crawford

It's during the quiet times that I recognize there is a void. My void has a name — it's Erskine Hallam Bishop.

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