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Healthy Aging

It’s September, and that means it’s healthy aging month.

Here are some tips for tackling healthy aging in 3 areas:

Cardiovascular health: Include physical activity in your daily routine. Try walking, swimming or any other active activities you enjoy. Regular moderate physical activity will help you maintain a healthy weight and lower blood pressure. Eat […]

Fruit & Veggies – More Matters

Not only is school starting up again, but it is “Fruit & Veggies – More Matters” month. That means it’s perfect timing to start packing those school lunches with more of those sweet fruits and crunchy veggies.

Here are some easy ways to pack more of these healthy foods:

Pack a salad in a […]

Mental Health Reads

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as ensuring your physical health; together, along with emotional health, these categories make up your overall health, and ultimately your happiness. The state of your mental health can influence the ways in which you look at yourself, your life and others around you.

Find a […]

Sue Ann Says: A Healthy County Equals Healthy Women

Women’s mortality rates in almost 43 percent of American counties actually got worse during the 15 years ending in 2006. This data was recently released in March, 2013 from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. This disquieting fact should make us all realize that a healthy woman does not just mean that she […]

Today is National HIV Testing Day

In the United States, nearly 1.2 million people are living with HIV. Fifteen percent of women who are HIV-positive are unaware of their status. It is important to be tested since HIV often does not show early signs. Knowing your status when it comes to HIV can help you take the next step in maintaining […]

Happy Father’s Day!

At WWHF the focus is women, but we never forget the importance men have in our lives. This Sunday is Father’s Day, and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to share some of our fondest memories of our own influential Dads.

My dad has always been a winter sport enthusiast. He […]

June is Men’s Health Month

Prevention and early detection are causes we at the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation can stand behind; which is why we support Men’s Health Month. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health […]

World No Tobacco Day

May 31st is a day that is honored annually as “World No Tobacco Day.” This year’s event goes beyond highlighting the risks of tobacco use and focuses on action; banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Why Ban Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship?

According the World Health Organization, evidence shows that:

comprehensive advertising bans lead to […]

Your Heart Will Thank You!

Research suggests that if you’re getting into cardiovascular exercise in order to improve your heart health, it might not matter which kind of cardiovascular exercise you choose, just that you choose one. In one study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, researchers looked at data from two cohort studies for walkers and […]

Stressors – From Big to Small

We are constantly bombarded by life “stressors.” From personal inconveniences, like traffic jams, to the more significant challenges of illness or injury, to the all too frequent and unwelcome news of tragic world events like school shootings. While stressors differ for each of us us, we all typically respond to these stressors with the same […]