HealthyWomen launched WomenTalk to bring together healthcare professionals and women to connect about their health. Now more than ever, we know how important it is to take care of our health, and how impactful it is to share our health journeys.
We are proud to present current and up-to-date information brought directly to you from guests who are top healthcare providers, researchers, experts, and leading professionals in their fields. On WomenTalk, we bring you authentic, engaging, and personal stories by women for women.
Missed an episode? Explore past recordings below.
WomenTalk, "Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know"
On this episode of WomenTalk, we'll be discussing all things breast cancer. Joined by national breast cancer experts as well as breast cancer survivors, we’ll be looking at what causes breast cancer, how to catch it early, important tests to know about and new treatment options. We’ll also be exploring how health disparities affect breast cancer risks and outcomes.
WomenTalk, "Keeping an Eye on Dry Eye"
On this episode of WomenTalk, we'll be discussing dry eye disease and how to recognize it, advocate for yourself and seek the necessary care.
WomenTalk, "Choose to Protect"
On this episode of WomenTalk, we’re joined by acclaimed actor, mother, and business owner Nicole Ari Parker, to discuss why we must continue to raise awareness about Covid vaccinations. We discuss available options, as well as the importance of protecting ourselves and loved ones.
WomenTalk, "Inclusivity and Accessibility"
On this episode of WomenTalk, we'll be sharing the unique journeys and needs of people with disabilities. We'll have a discussion about the challenges, barriers and opportunities for people who live with disabilities and share advice for those who would like to better support them.
WomenTalk, "Breast Cancer: I Am a Previvor"
On this week’s episode of WomenTalk, “Breast Cancer: I Am a Previvor,” we'll be discussing #BreastCancer and previvors — people who are at higher risk of cancer. We'll discuss what screening measures exist to help you better understand your risk, what your options are and how you might even be able to beat cancer before it happens.
WomenTalk, "Healthy for the Holidays"
On this episode of WomenTalk, “Healthy for the Holidays” our expert guests will share helpful tips for how to be healthy for the holidays — mentally and physically.
WomenTalk, "Sex - Pleasure and Pain"
Let’s talk about sex. 🔥 We’re bringing WomenTalk into the bedroom. We’ll be destigmatizing sexual health and discussing how to achieve more sexual pleasure, how to talk to your partner(s) about sexual pleasure and when pain in the bedroom is a sign of something more serious. You don’t want to miss this sexy and informative episode!
WomenTalk: Military Mental Health
On this week’s episode of WomenTalk: Military Mental Health, join HealthyWomen, Tiffany Lange, Psy.D., and Pam Price, R.N., as we discuss the prevalence of mental health issues among active duty servicewomen and servicemembers with female biology, how mental health impacts their military careers, and barriers to and resources for getting care.
WomenTalk, “Talking to Your Healthcare Provider About Living with Obesity''
On this week’s episode of WomenTalk, join HealthyWomen as we connect with leading experts to discuss the complex disease of obesity. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to obesity — healthy eating and physical activity alone may not work for everyone. A supportive healthcare provider is key to women feeling empowered to start the conversation.
WomenTalk: The Future of Menopause With Stacy London Featuring Omisade Burney-Scott
On this week’s episode of WomenTalk, The Future of Menopause, join HealthyWomen as we welcome style expert and menopause champion Stacy London and The Black Girls Guide to Surviving Menopause founder Omisade Burney-Scott as we discuss aging with agency, natural remedies like CBD and more. There’s no better time than now to have this needed conversation around menopause and the future of women’s health.
WomenTalk: “Covid —The Long Haul, Part 2”
Join HealthyWomen & Practical Pain Management for our WomenTalk, Covid: The Long Haul Series. We’ll discuss the steps you can take right now to manage life as a long hauler with chronic pain symptoms.
WomenTalk: “Covid —The Long Haul, Part 1”
We have an informative conversation with leading experts and patients about long Covid and chronic pain. This episode will be hosted by HealthyWomen’s senior scientific advisor Dr. Monica Mallampalli, who will be joined by Dr. Don L. Goldenberg of Practical Pain Management, an expert on fibromyalgia and rheumatic disorders, and author of several reports on long Covid, as well as Leslie Stullken, a woman who has been living with long Covid for more than a year.
WomenTalk: “Taking Control of Your Menopause Symptoms”
We help you take control of your menopause symptoms by connecting with leading experts to discuss the emotional and physical impacts of menopause, available treatment options and how women can talk to their healthcare provider about this life transition.
WomenTalk: Fibroids, Part 2
Join HealthyWomen and The White Dress Project as we connect with leading experts and patients to discuss barriers to care, treatment options, long-term impacts on your health, and the steps you can take right now to manage life with fibroids.
WomenTalk: Fibroids, Part 1
Join us for a candid conversation with leading experts about fibroids. Led by WomenTalk host Beth Battaglino, RN-C, CEO of HealthyWomen, joined by Dr. Erica E. Marsh and Asha S. Winfield, PH.D. Learn all about fibroids, including your risk factors, barriers to healthcare in rural areas, long-term impacts on your health and the steps you can take right now to manage life with fibroids.
In partnership with The White Dress Project. Funding for this Independent Medical Education Grant is being provided from Pfizer Inc and Myovant Sciences Ltd.
WomenTalk: "WomenTalk: Girlfriends Day with Marcia Cross and Lillian Kreppel"
Girlfriends Day with celebrity guest Marcia Cross discussing her cancer diagnosis and why her girlfriends were vital to her recovery.
WomenTalk: "Better Sleep, Better Health: Understanding Insomnia"
Getting enough restful sleep is critical to good health. So how can you tell the difference between just a few nights of poor sleep and a sleep disorder? Join HealthyWomen and leading experts for this WomenTalk episode and learn all about insomnia, including your risk factors, the potential long-term impacts on your health and the steps you can take right now toward better sleep.
WomenTalk: "ABCs of Brain Health"
On this episode of WomenTalk, we’ll be discussing brain health, led by WomenTalk host, Beth Battaglino, RN-C, CEO of HealthyWomen, and joined by Dr. Gayatri Devi, neurologist, Park Avenue Neurology and member of HealthyWomen’s Women’s Health Advisory Council. We’ll be looking at ways to keep your brain active and healthy and how to recognize the normal signs of aging versus something more serious.
WomenTalk: "Telehealth & Pain Management: What You Need to Know"
On this episode of WomenTalk, we’ll be discussing the intersection of telehealth and pain management led by host, Monica Mallampalli, Ph.D., HealthyWomen’s senior scientific advisor, joined by Kate Nicholson, HealthyWomen’s Chronic Pain Advisory Council, executive director, National Pain Advocacy Center, and Dr. Anita Gupta, adjunct assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and pain medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and HealthyWomen Board Member.
WomenTalk: “Beyond the Body- Perspectives From Real Women”
On this episode of WomenTalk, we do a live Q&A moderated by our own Luisa Santa-Coleman, MPH, HealthyWomen Education Director and Ariana Chao, Ph.D., CRNP, Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Medical Director, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Director of Enrichment Programs, Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. The six women who shared their experiences living with obesity in our “Beyond the Body” video take questions on living with obesity. This program was developed in partnership with the Obesity Action Coalition and the Reclaim Your Wellness Campaign with the Black Women’s Health Imperative.
WomenTalk: “Healthy Wallet”
We’ll be joined by Stacy Francis, founder, Savvy Ladies, to talk countdown to Tax Day! Discover the five things you need to know as you plan and prepare for Tax Day 2022.
WomenTalk: “Best Life in Midlife”
Midlife brings changes in relationships, health, appearance and careers. Patricia Geraghty, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP, medical director, Each Woman’s Health, offers tips to help you thrive in all areas of your life.
WomenTalk: “Access to Contraception”
Why are some women being denied their contraceptive of choice by their insurance companies, and what can you do? Hear from Mara Gandal-Powers, director of birth control access, National Women’s Law Center, and Dr. Shawana Moore, board chair, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.
"Good Sex” with Dr. Emily Jamea
Join sex therapist Dr. Emily Jamea and Beth Battaglino, RN-C for a discussion on everything sex.