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A project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

Empowering women to live healthier lives!

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Health information for women

  • The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) offers award-winning comprehensive websites that provide reliable, accurate, commercial-free information on the health of women. They cover more than 800 topics, on issues ranging from adolescent health to reproductive health to healthy aging. OWH also offers free assistance by phone though our information referral center. Call 800-994-9662, toll-free, and our trained information specialists can answer your calls in either English or Spanish. Our operators are trained to handle relay calls for those who rely on relay services.

    Whichever way you use our services, you’ll get:

    • Clear answers to frequently asked questions
    • Links to thousands of health publications
    • Statistics on women’s health
    • Online journals and dictionaries
    • Daily news on women’s health
    • A National Breastfeeding Helpline with trained peer counselors
    • Health information in Spanish

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What we offer:

  • Online content tailored to the needs of women – We have special sections of information on the topics that matter most to women, including pregnancy, menopause, aging, mental health, illnesses and disabilities, and more. These sections combine easy-to-understand content with links to the best available online resources to provide comprehensive and reliable information. We also provide a broad range of fact sheets on women's health topics, daily women's health news, and information on government efforts that focus on women's health.
  • Print publications – In addition to online content, womenshealth.gov produces printed publications in English and Spanish that cover a variety of women's health topics. From our highly requested women's health calendar to our widely distributed Breastfeeding guides, womenshealth.gov provides users with in-depth information on a variety of topics.

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The Could I Have Lupus? campaign is designed to heighten awareness and create a sense of urgency about lupus. With the help of women who are actually living with lupus, we are sending a message to women who are suffering from lupus symptoms – that they can find support, hope and, most of all, answers. They just have to start by asking the right question: “Could I have lupus?”

To learn more about the National Lupus Awareness Campaign, visit CouldIHaveLupus.gov. To get campaign materials, visit the Ad Council Lupus Awareness page.

Content last updated September 28, 2012.

Resources last updated September 28, 2012.

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