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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

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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

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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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

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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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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.

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