Speaking of Women’s Health offers informational women’s health videos that discuss a variety of topics. Join us as Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, offers her insights about health myths and helpful tips and tricks about health issues that affect women every day.

The DASH Diet with Dr. Holly Thacker

Diet affects more than just your weight. Discover how women who use the DASH Diet and eat whole grains, low-fat milk, fruits and vegetables are 37 percent less likely to have heart failure.

The HPV Virus

A simple test for the HPV virus can significantly reduce the number of cervical cancers and deaths that occur.

The Link between Female Contraceptives and Cardiovascular Disease

A new study suggests that women who use hormone replacement therapies for birth control, like the “pill,” may increase their chances for cardiovascular disease. View the video to see if you are at risk.

Hormone Therapy Reduces Colorectal Cancer Risk

Hormone replacement therapy, often given to menopausal women, may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. Learn more about how the benefits of hormone therapy outweigh associated risks.

Density tests help ID fracture, osteoporosis risks

According to studies, you can delay getting a bone density test for up to five years after your first test at the age of 65. Learn more to see if you are eligible.bone

Osteoporosis Fractures and Death Risks

Elderly adults with fractures due to osteoporosis have an increased chance of death in the next five years, according to an Australian survey. Watch this video to learn more.

Stop Smoking by Week 15 if Pregnant

Explore how women who stop smoking by week 15 of their pregnancy can decrease the risk of low birth weight or premature birth.

Teen Self-Esteem

Mothers need to set a healthy example for their children. Give your children positive self-esteem and help them grow into a happy adults.

Extreme Self-Care

If you're the type of person who always focuses on others, you can forget to focus on yourself. Learn how to take some time out of the day to focus on you.

Positively Speaking

It's important to learn how to communicate more effectively. Learn how humorist Linda Larson nurtures good dialogue by focusing on the communication between men and women.