Office on Women's Health Blog

Sloan Stephens

Sloane Stephens on Living Her Healthiest Life

Tennis champion Sloane Stephens shares how she builds healthy behaviors into her life.

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Dr. Keisha Downey

An Interview About Taking Care of Your Mental Health: Dr. Keisha Downey

In this interview, Dr. Keisha Downey shares her tips for staying mentally healthy, plus insights about when to get help.

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OWH Acting Director Nicole Greene

What's Your Health Style?

Nicole Greene

We all know there are small tweaks we can make to help us reach rock star status. Here are four I’m focusing on this National Women’s Health Week.

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Gessie Thompson

Miscarriage to Mission: Finding Hope Beyond Fibroids

Gessie Thompson

In 2001, I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids. From that moment, infertility, a result of those fibroids, became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.

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Nicole Greene

What’s Your Relationship With Alcohol?

Nicole Greene

Mental health care must be covered by most insurance plans the same way medical care is covered. Many insurance plans cover a visit to an in-network mental health professional the same way a visit to an in-network doctor is covered. If you don’t have insurance, you can find a mental health care center near you that will charge you what you can afford, based on your income.

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Talking to Your Kids About Sexual Assault

Jerry Weichman

To teens, young love can feel all-encompassing. Here are my five tips for talking with your kids about building healthy relationships.

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Becoming a PCOS Diva

Amy Medling

As early as 14, I wrestled with a lot of the common PCOS symptoms. It seemed this was my fate. My mom dealt with this and so did my grandmother.

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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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An Interview About Getting Covered Through the Health Insurance Marketplace: Katie Hay

Moving to a new city, starting a family, and even launching a new career can bring up questions about health insurance coverage. Katie Hay was able to do all three with the support of the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace. Now a yoga therapist based in North Carolina, Katie Hay talks about her experience enrolling in a health insurance plan through the Marketplace and the positive impact her coverage has had on her family.

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Rebecca Ruiz

4 Skills to Teach Your Daughter by 13

Rebecca Ruiz

Parents can prepare their daughters for the trials of being a teenager by teaching them vital skills early on.

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