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Entries in National Women's Health Week (3)

Wednesday
May142014

It's National Women's Health Week

This week provides you with an opportunity to focus a little more on the women in your club, as it is National Women's Health Week, an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.

It also serves as a time to help women understand what it means to be well, which includes being physically active. Learn more at womenshealth.gov/nwhw.

Wednesday
May162012

National Women’s Health Week

May 13 through 19, 2012 is National Women’s Health Week. It is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, and encourages women to make their health a top priority. It brings together communities, businesses, government, health organizations, and other groups in an effort to promote women’s health. Women are encouraged to take the following steps to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases:

  • Visit a health care professional to receive regular checkups and preventive screenings
  • Get active
  • Eat healthy
  • Pay attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress
  • Avoid unhealthy behaviors such as smoking, not wearing a seatblet or helmet while riding a bicycle

Learn more about Women’s Health Week.

Wednesday
May112011

This Week is National Women's Health Week  

This week is National Women’s Health Week, a week-long observance to empower women to make their health a top priority. With the theme “It’s Your Time,” the nationwide initiative—coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health—encourages women to take steps to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases.

IHRSA encourages health clubs nationwide to help educate women on the importance of regular exercise and to encourage them to take part in the Million PALA Challenge.

To download information on women’s health that you can share with club members and your community, visit womenshealth.gov.