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The Importance of Black Dermatologists: Skin Care Must See Color

Only 3% of U.S. dermatologists are Black. It’s a disparity that can have devastating effects for Black patients experiencing skin and hair care concerns.

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Why Hormonal Birth Control Is So Important to Women’s Healthcare

Contraceptives are used for many important health concerns beyond preventing pregnancy

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Are Health Apps Putting Your Privacy at Risk?

How the apps and trackers we can’t live without may leave our private information exposed — and what to do about it

You, Too, Can Fight AMR!

You, Too, Can Fight AMR!

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a threat to all of us. Watch this video to find out how you can be a superhero in the fight against AMR.

HealthyWomen’s 2020 Policy Survey Shows That Knowledge Is Power

HealthyWomen's 2020 Policy Survey Shows That Knowledge Is Power

How access to scientific studies and policies informs women’s health choices.

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Like Millions of Women, I Live With Chronic Pain — and I’ve Had to Learn to Advocate for Myself

After years of having my chronic pain ignored or misdiagnosed, I’m speaking up to increase awareness of implicit biases in healthcare

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9 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

As vitamin D makes headlines (again), it’s time to learn more about why you need vitamin D, how to get it — and how much vitamin D is too much

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Wellness Visits by Decade

What to expect at your annual checkups in every stage of life

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Why Access to Contraception Matters for Women of All Ages

Contraceptives help with many health concerns beyond pregnancy prevention, yet millions of women struggle to access them

Options for Treating Atopic Dermatitis

Options for Treating Atopic Dermatitis

A growing number of therapies are available to help you manage AD. Learn how they work, and which might be right for you.

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15 Minutes With: Kizzmekia S Corbett, Ph.D., Talks to HealthyWomen About Omicron

The renowned scientist who led the team that developed the Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 discusses the pandemic and what she hopes for the future

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