As a servicewoman, you have unique healthcare needs. HealthyWomen is here to guide you through what you need to know to stay healthy in mind and body.

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Ready, Healthy & Able

The number of active-duty women in the military has grown exponentially in recent years and is expected to continue to increase.

Did you know?

  • 17% of all active duty service members are women
  • The number of active duty servicewomen is expected to increase by 18,000 women per year over the next decade
  • Women are 28% more likely to leave the military than their male counterparts

But despite this increase in servicewomen, the military’s healthcare services are struggling to evolve and accommodate their unique needs. HealthyWomen’s Ready, Healthy & Able program aims to help address that problem and keep servicewomen healthy and fit for duty.

Health Topics

Learn how to address the unique health challenges facing women in the military

Reproductive Health

Everything about reproductive health — preventive health, fertility, sexual well-being, hygiene and more

Urological Health

From yeast infections to UTIs — learn how to identify and treat common urological issues

Mental Health

Learn how to care for your mental health, which is just as important as your physical health

General Health

Find tips to navigate the military health system and make your health a top priority

Gastrointestinal (GI)

More than just digestion, learn how your GI system affects your overall health.

Real Women, Real Stories

Read personal stories about the health journeys of servicewomen like you

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