It’s National Women’s Health Week! To celebrate, FDA created a new infographic to dispel mammography myths. Read and share this with a woman in your life!
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This week is National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, an event created by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) to bring awareness to cardiac rehabilitation and its contribution to the improvement of the health of individuals at risk for, or diagnosed with, heart disease.
February is National Cancer Prevention Month! According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), you can prevent cancer by following these 3 simple guidelines: 1) Watch your diet. In their expert report, AICR stated that there was a convincing scientific link between eating red and processed meats and colon cancer and suggests limiting red… Read more »
Today is the 27th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day! This event, which is organized by the National Girls and Women in Sport Coalition (NGWSC), began in 1987 in remembrance of Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman’s work to ensure equality for women’s sports. Since then, the event has evolved to acknowledge the past… Read more »
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! This event brings attention to cervical cancer, HPV disease, and the importance of early detection. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year in the United States, and more than 4,000 die from the disease. The disease disproportionately impacts… Read more »
This week is the 20th annual Healthy Weight Week, an event that brings awareness to healthy, diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and can help prevent eating disorders and weight problems. Each January, the Healthy Weight Network brings attention to the most ineffective and unsafe weight-loss products on the market. Products are reviewed by a… Read more »
Don’t let cold weather derail your workout regimen! Winter is a great time to mix up your usual routine and try fun new activities. Here are a few ways to stay active during the colder months: Embrace a Winter Sport If you can’t beat the snow, why not make the most of it? Downhill skiing… Read more »
It’s National Folic Acid Awareness Week! Your body uses folic acid every day to stay healthy. Even if you eat a healthy, well-balanced diet, you might not get all of the important nutrients you need every day from food alone. You can start the new year off right by taking a multivitamin with 400 mcg… Read more »
2013 could be your healthiest year yet! How can you guarantee that your resolutions and good intentions will stick past February? Stay on course with these tips! Don’t Forget About Short-Term Milestones Breaking your desired goal into smaller pieces will make it more manageable on a daily basis. Try setting 12 small monthly goals with… Read more »