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Vote for your Everyday Health Hero today!

WWHF Everyday Health Heroes are men and women who have made a positive impact on the health and welfare of their families and communities. We will recognize four Heroes who demonstrate courage, creativity, generosity, leadership, and perseverance and who live out the WWHF mission of helping women and families reach their healthiest potential in their […]

Start Spring With A New Liscense Plate

Improve the health and well-being of women and families in Wisconsin by purchasing a Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation license plate!

Your $25 donation will be re-invested in communities all over Wisconsin through support of WWHF outreach and education programs.

License plates can be purchased any time throughout the year, regardless of when your annual registration […]

A Lesson from Africa

I was recently told of a tribe in Africa that does the most beautiful thing.

When someone does something hurtful and wrong, tribal leaders take the person to the center of town, and the entire tribe comes and surrounds them. Then, for two days the people of the tribe tell the person every good thing […]

Take Time for a Nature Walk

Why Take a Nature Walk?

What is it about nature that makes us so much healthier? And what is about outdoor exercise that is better than working out in a gym? While there are many theories as to why being in nature makes us healthier, one leading hypothesis tells us that being outside increases our […]

GrapeVine Project Nurse Highlight

Meet Lori Rudolph, Parish Nurse

Lori Rudolph was trained for the WWHF’s GrapeVine Project in April 2009 and has presented sessions in Sauk County on all of the GVP health topics (bone health, breast health, cervical health, heart health, mental health, oral health, and domestic violence).

Lori has held 29 educational sessions for […]

Spring Break Time!

Ah, Spring Break! The countdowns are nearing zero, the kids are getting antsier for a week free from school, and you just finished updating your vaccinations.


Regardless of your spring break destination, make sure to check out the list below for some travel reminders you may have overlooked. Be prepared for wherever […]

Just 3 Steps – Starting to Exercise

Sometimes the hardest part of exercising is just getting started. Here are a few tips on how to start, or reignite, an exercise routine:

1. Pick something you like to do.

If you don’t like running, you’ll dread getting on the treadmill; if you hate gyms, you’ll find many excuses not to go. […]

This St. Patrick’s Day, Go Green For Your Health!

A famous frog once said “it ain’t easy being green” and while it may be hard to be the color green (the Wicked Witch of the West definitely had some issues), there are a few good green things you can do for your health.


Introduce more green veggies into your diet. Vegetables are […]

My Motivation? My Grandson.

My grandson is quite possibly the cutest 3 ½-year-old little boy in whole wide world and I know I’m not the only Gramma that thinks this about her grandchildren. One thing you other Grammas may or may not have thought about is how your health is affected by your grandchildren.

In the 3 ½ years […]

Sarah’s Quit Smoking Story

Sarah* started smoking socially when she was 13 years old and has struggled with her addiction ever since. When she became pregnant with her fourth child, she had the opportunity to enroll in the First Breath program with her prenatal provider in Milwaukee. She received help, counseling, and incentives to help motivate her to cut […]