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Happy Friday!

It is the weekend, and time for much needed relaxation. Take 10 minutes for yourself and work through this guided imagery video:

Have a great weekend!


Easy Exercise From Home

Now that it is cold, it can be harder to motivate yourself to exercise. However, it is important to continue (or begin) your exercise routine through the winter months. Check out this video on easy exercises you can do right from your house!


Source: via Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation […]

Battling the Winter Blues

After celebrating Thanksgiving, we are beginning to look forward to the approaching winter months, busy holiday season, and shorter daylight hours. For some people, the decreased exposure to sunlight can cause them to experience a form of depression termed Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or what is sometimes called the “winter blues.” Women have a greater […]

What we are Thankful for

At the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation we are thankful for many things: our sponsors, donors, clients and all who help us in our work of helping provide Wisconsin women with the information, opportunities and support they need to be healthy.

Thank you to all of our supporters and donors, and Happy Thanksgiving! […]

For the Health of your Heart

This year at the Research Luncheon we were honored to have Marc Gillinov, MD, as our keynote speaker. Dr. Gillinov is a staff cardiac surgeon at The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He holds the Judith Dion Pyle […]

Happy Friday!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Research Luncheon yesterday, and to our keynote speaker, Dr. Marc Gillinov! We would also like to give a special thank you to our sponsors: Delta Dental, UW Health, WPS Health Insurance, Blain’s Farm and Fleet, the UW Department of Radiology, The Markos Family Foundation, The Cudahy […]

Grant Recipients

The Research Luncheon is tomorrow and we are proud to be honoring this year’s grant recipients.

Research Luncheon Grant Recipients: Dr. Judith Stitt Woman Faculty Scholar Grant

Recipient: Roberta Strigel, M.S., M.D.– Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Breast MRI is the most sensitive modality for the detection of breast cancer, but specificity […]

Planning the Week Ahead

This is a busy week for us at the WWHF! Tomorrow we will be traveling to Marshfield for the Annual Gathering and on Thursday we will be in Milwaukee for the Annual Research Luncheon where we will award the 2012 Women’s Health Research Grants. Check back later in the week for photos and updates!

Our […]

Happy Friday!

Thank you for checking in this week for the launch of our new blog! We appreciate the continued support.

Next week we are excited for the Research Luncheon on Thursday. This year the Luncheon will be held at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee, WI. For more information on the event, and to read up […]

An Inside Look at the WWHF

Here at the WWHF we want you to get to know us, so check out a quick interview of two of our employees, Carl and Marilyn! Carl Oliver: Health Educator for First Breath and My Baby & Me Recently married on September 22nd (still getting used to using the term “wife.”) Has been working at […]