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Womens Health Week

Is a Serious Public Health Issue Being Overlooked?

Karen L. Baker | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen L. Baker

National Women's Health Week is an opportunity to consider the far-reaching impact of sexual violence on health and the importance of prevention.

OBGYN Colleen Krajewski: Why I'm Dispelling Myths About Birth Control

Colleen Krajewski | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Colleen Krajewski

Strangers and friends alike often ask me how I decided to be a gynecologist. "Why would you do that all day?" I prefer to answer the question, "Why did you choose to become a comprehensive reproductive health care provider?"

Celebrating Women's Health Week as a Grandmother

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Nancy K. Kaufman

On Sunday, I celebrated my first Mother's Day as a grandmother, so the celebration of National Women's Health Week this week has new meaning for me. I...

Obesity Prevention in Women: Tipping the Scales Towards Health

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

As we commemorate National Women's Health Week, let's ensure that our national initiatives in obesity research include a focus on women and girls. Only then will the scales begin to tip towards a healthier future for women in our country.