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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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Ignorance Isn’t Bliss When It Comes to Sex in Menopause

I realized there was so little I knew about my sexual health going into menopause

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Top 10 Menopause Symptoms

Learn what symptoms can you expect during perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause

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Once Hot Flashes Fade, Are There Lasting Health Impacts?

Research shows that hot flashes may signal potential health risks years later

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Where Can You Get Vaccines?

Your healthcare provider’s office is just one of many places you can get vaccines

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¿Dónde puedes obtener vacunas?

El consultorio de tu proveedor de servicios médicos es uno de los muchos lugares en los que puedes obtener vacunas

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I Wish I’d Known About the Shingles Vaccine Sooner

What started out as a small blemish turned into the worst illness of my life

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Women and Bone Health Basics

Women aren’t often thinking of or educated about bone health protection — but they should be

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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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My Journey With Long Covid Symptoms

Before long Covid, I was a healthy, active woman who stayed on my feet all day. After getting sick, I visited 8 doctors before I found one who took my long Covid symptoms seriously.

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Why Aren’t Pregnant Women Getting Vaccinated?

Despite evidence of the efficacy, safety and benefits of maternal immunization, 40% of pregnant women did not receive essential vaccines in 2019 and 2020

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Ask the Expert: Atopic Dermatitis

Watch as HealthyWomen Education Director Luisa Santa Coleman, MPH, has a conversation with two leading experts about how to discuss atopic dermatitis more comfortably and help children with eczema and their caregivers

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