HealthyWomen Is a Proud Convener on the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project (CVEEP)

CVEEP is a group of 200+ organizations focused on convening a dialogue with a broad range of stakeholders on the importance of the clinical trials process, regulatory review and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

Policy

Yes, We Should Be Keeping the Healthier Hand-Washing Habits We Developed at the Start of the Pandemic

Lather up! Washing your hands is an easy and effective way to reduce the spread of illness.

Your Health

How Many Lives Have Coronavirus Vaccines Saved? We Used State Data on Deaths and Vaccination Rates to Find Out

Clinical trials demonstrate how effective vaccines are individually, but the real world shows how effective they are at a population level.

Your Health

15 Minutes With Phyllis Greenberger

Women's health pioneer Phyllis Greenberger's 30-year career was recently honored with the 2021 Perennial Hero Award. We sat down with her to hear more about her impressive accomplishments.

Expert Perspectives

Vaccination against Covid-19 supports a healthy pregnancy by protecting both mother and child – an immunologist explains the maternal immune response

Research during the pandemic has shown that mothers infected with Covid-19 during pregnancy are twice as likely to require ICU care for their newborns, or to lose their children shortly after birth

Your Health

WHO Approved a Malaria Vaccine for Children – a Global Health Expert Explains Why That Is a Big Deal

Malaria, a parasitic disease transmitted by bites from infected mosquitoes, causes nearly half a million deaths per year, mostly in children in sub-Saharan Africa

Your Health

As American Independence Rang, a Sweeping Lockdown and Mass Inoculations Fought off a Smallpox Outbreak

In the summer of 1776, Boston offered smallpox inoculation to everyone and required those who declined to leave town or stay in their homes

Prevention & Screenings

Covid Is Killing Rural Americans at Twice the Rate of Urbanites

Covid has also killed Native American, Black and Hispanic people at disproportionately high rates

Your Health

Who Qualifies for a Covid Booster? The List Is Growing Longer

Those who can line up first for a Covid booster include Americans age 65 and older, younger people who have underlying health conditions and nursing home residents

Prevention & Screenings

Can Healthy People Who Eat Right and Exercise Skip the Covid-19 Vaccine? A Research Scientist and Fitness Enthusiast Explains Why the Answer Is No

Eating right can favorably impact the immune system, but nutrition alone will not defend against a potentially life-threatening virus

Your Health

Changing Your Mind About Something as Important as Vaccination Isn’t a Sign of Weakness – Being Open to New Information Is the Smart Way to Make Choices

The courage of convictions can be a plus in situations where people are fighting for justice, but sticking with beliefs in a dynamic world is shortsighted and dangerous

Your Health

HPV, Cervical Cancer and Cervical Cancer Screening: What Do You Need to Know?

Cervical cancer is highly preventable. The answers to these common questions could help save your life.

Prevention & Screenings

It’s Baaaack: An Old HPV Infection Can Become Active Again as You Get Older

Think you don't need cervical cancer screenings as you age? Think again.

Your Health

The Importance of Cervical Cancer Screening During COVID-19 and Beyond

Screenings like the Pap and HPV tests can prevent cervical cancer — but only if people get them

Prevention & Screenings

Fast Facts: Here’s What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer and HPV

Screenings and vaccines are essential to lowering your risk

Your Health