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The nomination period for the Everyday Health Heroes is now CLOSED.

Thank you for your interest in the Everyday Health Heroes Awards program. Our nomination period ended at midnight on March 11st, 2013. We will now begin the hard work of pulling together all of the nominations to begin the judging period and selecting semi-finalists.  

Recent Research

More Effective Chemotherapy?

Some really fascinating cancer research is just moving into human trials, specifically involving breast cancer treatment. Calorie restriction, or dieting, while going through chemotherapy may significantly improve treatment outcomes.

We first read about this last year, when researchers were having excellent results in animal tests. The researchers found that a 48-60 hour […]

Happy International Women’s Day!

March 8th is a day to recognize and highlight the social, economic and political achievements of women around the world. First celebrated in the eary 1900’s, International Women’s Day is a movement that celebrates every woman and every girl, no matter where they live, according to Melinda Gates.

In the early 1900’s women in the […]

You lose if you don’t snooze.

Do you remember someone saying to you “You snooze, you lose” when you missed out on a great opportunity? Flip that phrase around to “You lose if you don’t snooze” and that’s how important it is to get enough sleep.

Why is sleep important to your health? Kelly Gullo, a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist at the […]

Spring Gala Registration is Now OPEN!

Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation’s 14th Annual Spring Gala

Reserve your spot at the beautiful State Capitol Rotunda for WWHF’s 14th Annual Spring Gala! Join us for an elegant evening of dancing, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine, champagne, beer and spirits.

All proceeds stay in Wisconsin and support WWHF’s women’s health education programs located in all […]

Nominate an Everyday Health Hero today!

This year at our annual Spring Gala WWHF will be honoring a new group of people. These people are our Everyday Health Heroes. This awards program recognizes individuals who have made a positive impact on the health and welfare of their families and communities.

We will recognize individuals who make courageous choices; are creative in […]

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) awareness month. MS is a disease that disproportionally affects women, typically developing in young adulthood to age 50. Currently, over 2 million people worldwide are living with MS.

What is MS?

MS is an unfortunate disease in which the immune system, instead of attacking and destroying foreign substances to the […]

Just 3 Steps

A Balanced Diet in Just 3 Steps

Eat real food.

If you can’t pronounce it or its ingredients, don’t eat it.

Consume all 3 macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, fats) at each meal.

Proteins such as: meat, fish, eggs, cheese, yogurt Wisconsin has great some great resources for protein – check them out! Carbohydrates such as: whole […]

Support Our Mission

Support Our Mission – First Breath and My Baby & Me Statewide Providers’ Meeting

Improve the health and well-being of women and families in Wisconsin by supporting the First Breath and My Baby & Me Statewide Providers’ Meeting!

Your donation will help healthcare providers from around the state to participate in our annual program training […]

GrapeVine Project Preview

 

Dementia and Aging – GrapeVine Project Preview

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is proud to announce the upcoming release of a new unit on Dementia and Aging through our GrapeVine Project.

The GrapeVine Project is a free health education program for women presented by Faith Community/Parish Nurses (FCNs) right in your own community. The […]