HealthyWomen's Talk Show, By Women For Women

HealthyWomen launched WomenTalk to bring healthcare professionals and women together to connect about their health. Now more than ever, we know how important it is to take care of our health and how impactful it is to share our health journeys.

We are proud to present current and up-to-date information brought directly to you from guests who are top healthcare providers, researchers, experts and leading professionals in their fields. On WomenTalk, we bring you authentic, engaging and personal stories by women for women.

Missed an episode? Explore past recordings below.

WomenTalk: " Inclusivity and Accessibility "
February 8, 2023

Join us as we discuss the unique journeys and needs of people with disabilities. We’ll discuss how you can be an ally and advocate for your friends and family with various abilities. We'll also talk candidly about the challenges, barriers and opportunities that people who live with disabilities face and share advice on how to best support them.

WomenTalk: " Breast Cancer: I Am a Previvor "
February 1, 2023

On this week’s episode of WomenTalk, we'll be discussing breast cancer and previvors — people who are at higher risk of cancer. Joined by top breast cancer experts, we'll be focusing on the different ways to approach previvorship. We'll also be hearing the unique stories of our breast cancer previvors and survivors, and what helped them through their journey. You'll be learning what genetic testing and screening measures exist to better understand your risk, options, and how you might be able to beat cancer before it happens.

WomenTalk: " The Future of Menopause with Stacy London Featuring Omisade Burney-Scott"
January 18, 2023

We’re talking to the State of Menopause CEO and style maven Stacy London and Omisade Burney-Scott, founder of The Black Girl’s Guide to Surviving Menopause, as we discuss aging smart and aging well, natural remedies like CBD, and more. There’s no better time than now to have this needed conversation around menopause and the future of women’s health.

WomenTalk: "Healthy for the Holidays "
December 20, 2022

On this episode of WomenTalk, we're discussing health during the holidays. This time of year can be a stressful time for many of us; there's pressure to connect with friends and family, mood can be affected, some are grieving the loss of loved ones, and there's added dietary stress. Our expert guests will share helpful tips for how to be healthy for the holidays — mentally and physically.

WomenTalk: "Sex — Pleasure and Pain "
November 30, 2022

Let’s talk about sex. We’re bringing WomenTalk into the bedroom. We’ll be destigmatizing sexual health and discussing how to achieve more sexual pleasure, how to talk to your partner(s) about sexual pleasure and when pain in the bedroom is a sign of something more serious. You don’t want to miss this sexy and informative episode!

WomenTalk: "Military Mental Health "
November 9, 2022

We’re talking to Tiffany Lange, Psy.D., and Pam Price, R.N., about the prevalence of mental health issues among active duty servicewomen and servicemembers with female biology, how mental health affects their military careers, and barriers to and resources for getting care.

WomenTalk: "Talking to Your Healthcare Provider About Living with Obesity"
November 2, 2022

We’re welcoming leading experts to discuss the complex disease of obesity. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to obesity — healthy eating and physical activity alone may not work for everyone. A supportive healthcare provider is key to women feeling comfortable starting the conversation and starting their journey to better health.

WomenTalk: "Covid: The Long Haul, Part 2 "
September 28, 2022

In the second of our “Covid: The Long Haul” series, we’re talking to Emily Taylor, vice president of advocacy and engagement at Solve M.E., and Semhar Fisseha, a patient living with long Covidon how preexisting chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis may be risk factors for long Covid, and how clinicians and patients can identify and learn to manage these symptoms.

WomenTalk: "Covid: The Long Haul, Part 1 "
September 26, 2022

We’re talking to leading experts and patients about long Covid and chronic pain. This episode will be hosted by HealthyWomen’s senior scientific advisor Monica Mallampalli, Ph.D., who will be joined by Don L. Goldenberg, M.D., of Practical Pain Management, an expert on fibromyalgia and rheumatic disorders and author of several reports on long Covid, as well as Leslie Stullken, a woman who has been living with long Covid for more than a year.

WomenTalk: "Taking Control of Your Menopause Symptoms"
September 21, 2022

Join HealthyWomen as we help you take control of your menopause symptoms by connecting with leading experts to discuss the emotional and physical impacts of menopause, available treatment options, and how women can talk to their healthcare providers about this life transition.

WomenTalk: "Life with Fibroids, Part 2"
September 14, 2022

Join HealthyWomen and The White Dress Project as we connect with leading experts and patients to discuss barriers to care, treatment options, long-term impacts on your health and the steps you can take right now to manage life with fibroids.

WomenTalk: "Life with Fibroids, Part 1"
August 10, 2022

We’re talking to leading experts about fibroids. The conversation will be led by WomenTalk host Beth Battaglino, RN-C, CEO of HealthyWomen, who will be joined by Erica E. Marsh, M.D. and Asha S. Winfield, Ph.D. You’ll learn all about fibroids, including your risk factors, barriers to healthcare in rural areas, long-term impacts on your health and the steps you can take right now to manage life with fibroids.

WomenTalk: "Girlfriends Day with Marcia Cross and Lillian Kreppel"
August 1, 2022

Join HealthyWomen for a candid conversation with actress Marcia Cross on her HPV-related cancer diagnosis and why girlfriends are sometimes the best medicine. We’ll discuss the power of shared experiences and give you practical tips on how to support your girlfriends through their health journeys in real and helpful ways.

WomenTalk: "Better Sleep, Better Health: Understanding Insomnia"
July 20, 2022

Getting enough restful sleep is critical to good health. So how can you tell the difference between just a few nights of poor sleep and a sleep disorder? Join HealthyWomen and leading experts for this WomenTalk episode and learn all about insomnia, including your risk factors, the potential long-term impacts on your health and the steps you can take right now toward better sleep.

WomenTalk: "ABC's of Brain Health"
July 13, 2022

We’re talking to Gayatri Devi, M.D., neurologist at Park Avenue Neurology and member of the HealthyWomen Women’s Health Advisory Council. We’ll be looking at ways to keep your brain active and healthy and how to recognize the normal signs of aging versus something more serious.

WomenTalk: "Telehealth & Pain Management: What You Need to Know"
April 27, 2022

We’re looking at the intersection of telehealth and pain management led by host, Monica Mallampalli, Ph.D., HealthyWomen’s senior scientific advisor, joined by Kate Nicholson, HealthyWomen’s Chronic Pain Advisory Council, executive director, National Pain Advocacy Center, and Anita Gupta, D.O., adjunct assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and pain medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and HealthyWomen board member.

WomenTalk: "Beyond the Body — Perspectives From Real Women"
April 20, 2022

We’re doing a live Q&A moderated by our own Luisa Santa-Coleman, MPH, HealthyWomen Education Director and Ariana Chao, Ph.D., CRNP, assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. The six women who shared their experiences living with obesity in our “Beyond the Body” video take questions on living with obesity. This program was developed in partnership with the Obesity Action Coalition and the Reclaim Your Wellness Campaign with the Black Women’s Health Imperative.

WomenTalk: "Healthy Wallet"
April 11, 2022

We’ll be joined by Stacy Francis, founder, Savvy Ladies, to talk countdown to Tax Day! Discover the five things you need to know as you plan and prepare for Tax Day 2022.

WomenTalk: "Best Life in Midlife"
March 23, 2022

Midlife brings changes in relationships, health, appearance and careers. Patricia Geraghty, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP, medical director, Each Woman’s Health, offers tips to help you thrive in all areas of your life.

WomenTalk: "Access to Contraception"
March 16, 2022

Why are some women being denied their contraceptive of choice by their insurance companies, and what can you do? Hear from Mara Gandal-Powers, director of birth control access, National Women’s Law Center, and Shawana Moore, DNP, board chair, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.