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The Gathering – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who made it out to our Annual Gathering this year!

It was yet another wonderful event, filled with learning, connecting with others, and re-energizing the mind, body & spirit. This year we focused on Dementia & Aging – an increasingly relevant topic, whether you are someone who has already been diagnosed […]

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. […]

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 […]

Winter Exercise

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends the following key guidelines for physical activity[1]:

Avoid inactivity. Some physical activity is better than none and adults that participate in any amount of physical activity gain some health benefits. Adults should do at least 2 ½ hours of moderate-intensity physical activity a week (22 minutes […]

Remember Your Mammogram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

It is a good time to schedule your mammogram. You do get your mammogram (if you are over 40) on a regular basis, right? Regular as decided together by you and your physician—this may mean every year or every other year. No excuses.

Mammograms are still the gold […]

Save the Date – 12th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day Coming Up!

12th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is coming soon!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. It is a public/private good health partnership organized by the Health Information Resource Center. […]

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 […]

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. […]

Love Your Pet Day

Today is “Love Your Pet Day” and we’re celebrating here at WWHF. Fuzzy, furry creatures are commonplace around the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation. Are you pet-friendly?

Many of us know the companionship our furry friends can provide, but pet’s other health benefits are often overlooked. Pets can affect your mood, health and lifestyle.

According to […]

3 Easy Workouts for 2 Very Busy Women

FOR MOM ON THE MOVE:

1. Carry the groceries up the stairs. One. Bag. At. A. Time.

We have to hassle those bags to the kitchen anyway. Why not get a little exercise while we’re at it. It may take a little longer but you can burn some serious calories […]