HealthyWomen's Talk Show, For Women By Women

HealthyWomen launched WomenTalk to bring together healthcare professionals and women 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: "Girlfriends Day with Marcia Cross and Lillian Kreppel"

On this week’s episode of WomenTalk, join us 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"

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"

On this week’s episode of WomenTalk, we’ll be discussing brain health, led by WomenTalk host, Beth Battaglino, RN-C, CEO of HealthyWomen, and joined by Dr. Gayatri Devi, neurologist, 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"

On this episode of WomenTalk, we’ll be discussing 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 Dr. Anita Gupta, 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”

On this episode of WomenTalk, we do a live Q&A moderated by our own Luisa Santa-Coleman, MPH, HealthyWomen Education Director and Ariana Chao, Ph.D., CRNP, Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Medical Director, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Director of Enrichment Programs, Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. 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”

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”

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”

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 Dr. Shawana Moore, board chair, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.