National Women's Health Week begins Monday

Posted at 5:12 AM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-09 07:44:15-04
National Women’s Health Week is led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. It's a time dedicated to women making health a priority. It's also a time for women to learn how to improve health. 
For more information and how you can take the pledge to be healthy, visit:
To stay healthy, recommends the following:
  • Visit a doctor or nurse for a well-woman visit (checkup) and preventive screenings
  • Get active
  • Eat healthy
  • Pay attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress
  • Avoid unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking, texting while driving, and not wearing a seatbelt or bicycle helmet
  • Find out what additional steps you can take based on your age
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