Expert Perspectives

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

Your Health
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

Access & Affordability
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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

Your Care
Rick Bright

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

Your Care
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

Your Health
Serious middle-aged woman general practitioner GP in face mask consulting female patient during covid-19 outbreak, doctor giving recommendations and explaining medical diagnosis to client in clinic

Vaccine Hesitancy Is Complicating Physicians’ Obligation to Respect Patient Autonomy During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Over the past couple of decades there has been a shift away from upholding patient autonomy to prioritizing public health

Your Health
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Clinically Speaking: Questions and Answers About Insomnia

Trouble sleeping can be more than just a nuisance. It can be the cause or result of other medical conditions. Read on to find out more about insomnia.

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Dr. Leana Wen

15 Minutes With Dr. Leana Wen

The accomplished doctor weighs in on the possible future of the pandemic and the importance of public health

Your Care
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Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough? The 2022 Edition

Wearing a cloth mask is better than not wearing a mask at all, but if you can upgrade — or layer cloth with surgical — now is the time

Your Health
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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
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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
Doctor Talking With a Patient About HPV

Conversation Tips for Talking With a Patient About HPV

Screening, vaccination and conversation are crucial to preventing HPV and cervical cancer

Conditions & Treatments