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Cervical Health Awareness

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. About 79 million Americans currently have HPV (human papillomavirus), the most common sexually transmitted disease. HPV is a major cause of cervical cancer.

The good news?

HPV can be prevented by the HPV vaccine. […]

Healthy Weight Week

The Annual Healthy Weight Week is a week-long observance to recognize healthy diet-free living habits that result in the prevention of eating and weight issues.

Maintaining a healthy weight is crucial to healthy living, but people are often sucked into fraudulent diets and weight-loss “miracles.” Tuesday, January 21 is devoted to ridding the world of […]

The 2014 Call for Champions in Women’s Health Nominations is open!

2013 Champions in Women’s Health

The Champions in Women’s Health Awards honor individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and devoted themselves to improving the quality of life for women and families in their professional career. Past champions have been instrumental in raising the level of awareness about women’s health issues, and have impacted the […]

Join Us!

 

We want YOU to come visit us at the well EXPO in Madison, WI on February 7th and 8th.

What is the well EXPO?

Well EXPO is the only event in the Madison area devoted to showcasing local resources for weight loss, medical care, wellness programs, healthy foods, green living, exercise, beauty and […]

What Can YOU Do to Keep a Healthy Mouth?

Your teeth and your gums.

These things might be more important than you previously thought. Here at the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, we are committed to providing education and prevention information to women like you – and an important area of women’s health is oral health!

What do we know already? education and prevention […]

Sue Ann Says: Pursue Healthy Habits in the New Year

By the time you read this article, you may have already broken your New Year’s Resolutions. Did you plan to lose 10 pounds? Or plan to exercise every weekday? After consuming 14 holiday cookies at once, did you add fruit to your snack list? You mean well, but somehow the resolutions aren’t sticking. Don’t be […]

Protect Yourself from Frigid Temperatures

Everywhere you turn these days, people are talking about the cold weather and the “polar vortex”. Wisconsin has set record low air temperatures and record wind chill temperatures. Be sure to plan ahead to avoid cold weather injuries such as frostbite or hypothermia.

What is frostbite?

Frostbite is literally the freezing of body tissue (usually […]

Birth Defects Prevention & Awareness Month

Each year, birth defects affect about 1 in 33 newborns in the United States[1]. Birth defects account for 20% of infant deaths[2]. Infants who live with birth defects often have life-long physical and cognitive impairments, costing families and the health care system millions.

Not all birth defects can be prevented, but there are several things […]