U.S. National Women’s Health Week May 14 – 20

Ladies, this is the week to examine your your lifestyle and learn how to maintain good health. It’s National Women’s Health Week May 14 – 20 in the States

The Office on Women’s Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has several programs and activities advancing women’s health including breast patient cancer education, college campus sexual assault prevention, healthy weight, provider training and more.

Let the Office’s web site be a guide to what you should focus on. Take the lifestyle quiz and learn based on your age what you can focus on to improve your health from your 20’s through your 90’s. Some recommendations such as a yearly well woman exam is recommended at every stage and decade of your life.

The site’s blog has articles covering such topics as maintaining your mental health, miscarriage, medicines and pregnancy, talking to your kids about sexual assault.

Make time to focus on improving your health this week – and celebrate women’s health!