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Heart & Happiness

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.” Are you ready to get heart healthy and happy this summer? To reach that emotional state of joy and happiness, you need to take measures and choose to have a healthy lifestyle. By investing in modest lifestyle changes you can […]

Prioritize Your Health This Holiday Season

Side-step your way out of the holiday rush for a minute, and just breath. How has your health been since Thanksgiving? Have you noticed an increase in stress level, anxiety, or agitation? Thought so.

When the holidays come rolling around, people (especially women) tend to shoulder more than they can bear. But […]

Staying Active with the Change in Season

Everything about the late fall and winter season is a cry for comfort – comfort food, comfortable socks, warm and cozy evenings spent near the fire… So it sure can be difficult to make exercise a priority when you’re vigorously counting the minutes until you can get back home for a nice cup of soup. […]

The Unlikely Connection Between Diabetes & Oral Hygiene

Brushing your teeth twice daily does more than just keep them white.

Sometimes preventive action against disease is a result of our smallest choices. It’s these everyday choices that influence our health in the long term, which can be overwhelming when not properly attended to. Not paying attention to oral hygiene may not […]

National Women’s Health Week

Help us celebrate National Women’s Health Week!

Want to know what it means to be a “well woman”? According to the Office on Women’s Health it means: to be as healthy as you can be and taking steps to improve your health. These steps could include any of the following:

Receive regular checkups and screenings. […]

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 […]

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 […]