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Meet Jane

Jane JensonStoughton, WILakeView Church

What made you want to become a FCN?

I have worked in the hospital setting for most of my 30 plus years as an RN. Most of that experience has been in geriatric and mental health nursing. So being present with someone who is going through a difficult time and […]

Memorial Day

Today the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is closed in observance of Memorial Day. A day honoring the men and women who have died serving in the United States Armed Forces. So whether you’re enjoying a cookout with your friends and family, camping, eating brats or watching a parade, take a moment to remember those who […]

Debunking 3 Myths of Strength Training

Myth 1: Building muscles will make me gain weight or appear “bulky”.

False. In fact, building muscle will actually help control your weight because as you gain muscle, your body gains a bigger “engine” to burn calories more efficiently – which can result in weight loss. And while strength training can result in […]

Have You Registered for our 14th Annual Spring Gala?

Don’t forget to register for our biggest fundraiser of the year! Support a great cause while enjoying yourself with a live band, gorgeous decorations, hosted bar, Starbucks coffee, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts. Visit the beautiful State Capitol Rotunda and see it transformed into a festive spring party to celebrate women’s health in Wisconsin! We are […]

Congratulations to this year’s Everyday Health Heroes!

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Everyday Health Heroes contest: Mary Anderson, Tammy Andries, Sara Pickard and Jonelle Secard!

Thank you to all who voted in our first Everyday Health Heroes event – we received nearly 7000 online votes! All of the Everyday Health Hero nominees have […]

The Laughter Epidemic

On January 30th, 1962, in the village of Kashasha, in what is now Tanzania, an epidemic struck the students of a boarding school for girls. So many of the girls were affected that the school was forced to close down. Then the epidemic spread, infecting local communities until all in all, over 1000 people were […]

Health Literacy

So much about our health and wellbeing is dependent upon the massive amount of information we receive every day; from our health care providers to news media; from friends and relatives to social marketing from different organizations. We want to be empowered with information to make informed choices, but that can be a very difficult […]

The Sandwich Generation and Caregiving….Don’t forget about yourself!!!!

Me-time is very important and frequently over looked during hectic times of life. While caring for children of your own or caring for aging parents, self-care is often forgotten.

Here are four ideas to help re-center and re-energize yourself while getting some precious ME time: Stay fit. It’s not easy when you’re […]

Laughing…..just for the health of it!

Way back in the 60’s a man named Norman Cousins contracted a painful illness in which he had only a 1 in 500 chance of surviving. In his book about his recovery, “Anatomy of an Illness,” Mr. Cousins states that the “humor therapy” he credits with saving his life included several hours watching funny movies, […]

Register for WWHF’s 14th Annual Spring Gala Today!

You don’t want to miss out on an elegant evening of dinner, dancing, dessert and drinks at the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation’s 14th Annual Spring Gala. On Saturday, May 4, 2013, we will hold the 14th Annual Spring Gala at the Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda. This event is benefitting ouroutreach and education programs. The Spring […]