Expert Perspectives

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15 Minutes With: Loretta C. “Lee” Ford, Ed.D., Talks to HealthyWomen About the Nurse Practitioner Profession and Her Career

The internationally renowned nursing leader who co-founded the nurse practitioner field explains why it was important then — and how it transformed nursing

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Changing How We Talk About Obesity — A Conversation with Dr. Sowa

People who are living with obesity can benefit from open, honest and non-judgmental conversations about weight

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HealthyWomen: 35 Years of Engaging, Educating and Empowering Women

To commemorate National Nonprofit Day, Team HealthyWomen took a walk down memory lane to look at how our organization came to be

 Kizzmekia S Corbett, Ph.D.

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

Jaclyn Smith

15 Minutes With: Jaclyn Smith Talks to HealthyWoman on the 20th Anniversary of Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The Charlie’s Angels star credits her friends with getting her through her treatment

Dr. Neel Shah

15 Minutes With: Dr. Neel Shah Talks to HealthyWomen About Racism in Healthcare

One of the experts from Oprah’s new documentary, “The Color of Care” discusses racism in the healthcare system and how it especially harms Black Women

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Women Having Surgery Get Better Results if Their Surgeon Is a Woman

Recent research finds that women are less likely to have complications or die when their surgeon is a woman

Rick Bright

15 Minutes With: Rick Bright Talks to HealthyWomen About Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

The doctor who resigned from the Trump administration to raise the alarm about Covid-19 is now raising the alarm about AMR

Dr. Uzma Syed

AMR 101 With Dr. Uzma Syed

Learn about the dangers of antimicrobial resistance with infectious disease physician Dr. Uzma Syed

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Conversación sobre la salud: Preguntas y respuestas sobre el insomnio

Las dificultades para dormir pueden implicar más que una simple molestia. Puede ser la causa o el resultado de otras condiciones médicas. Lee este artículo para obtener más información sobre el insomnio.

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The 1 in 10 U.S. Doctors With Reservations About Vaccines Could Be Undermining the Fight Against Covid-19

Recent study finds that the same factors thought to encourage hesitancy in the general public – like having right-leaning political views – might also motivate physician opposition to vaccination

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