Her doctors didn't think she would live to the age of 6.Now 31, Hydeia has become a prominent HIV and AIDS activist, devoting her life to raising awareness and spreading prevention messages.She talks about dating on campus, how parents can help teens prepare for dating away from home, and how teens can talk to their partners about sex.We make decisions that affect our health every day — what we eat for lunch, how we use our break time, and when we go to bed.
Office on Women's Health Deputy Director Nicole Greene sat down with Jennifer Donelan in February to talk about women's heart health. It's when the victim stops what he or she is doing, clutches his or her chest, and drops to the floor. Some women may feel a heavy pressure on their chest, while others experience severe shortness of breath, cold sweats, unfamiliar dizziness or light-headedness, or sharp pain in the neck, back, or jaw.
She told us what we do and don't know about Zika, tips for preventing infection, what to do if you're traveling to an area with Zika, and more. It's full of new experiences, like managing schoolwork, social events, and new friends on one's own.
The things you teach your teen can make the transition to college easier, especially when it comes to relationships.
As an ambassador for National Women's Health Week, Lauren Potter is joining the Office on Women's Health in empowering women to prioritize their physical and mental health.
She shares her tips for staying motivated, de-stressing, and believing in yourself.This National Women's Health Week, we're asking all women to take simple steps for better health.