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MAY IS WOMEN'S HEALTH MONTH - See OneWorld's Daily Health Notes

WOMEN – STAY HEALTHY - BE A WISE WOMAN ABOUT YOUR HEALTH & WELL-BEING

MAY IS WOMEN’S HEALTH MONTH – OneWorld Progressive Institute Makes Daily Health Information Postings and short informative videos.  See postings for May 1 - 4th listed in reverse order.

May 4: Ovarian Cancer Education:  Although Ovarian Cancer is most often found in women over the age of 40, Germ Cell Tumors occur in 5 percent of all Ovarian Cancers and are usually found in young women before the age of 30.  This is important for women to know.  In this OneWorld program gynecologic oncologist, Thomas Rutherford, MD, Ph.D., Yale School of Medicine, provides crucial information and graphic images to explain what happens in these cases.  Please share this information with others.

http://youtu.be/eAZIHBaYzac Short education video about Ovarian Cancer http://www.oneworldpi.org/womens_resources/womens_resources3.html Women’s Health Resources Center

MAY 3: Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) Appendectomy without external sutures or Laparoscopic surgery.

OneWorld Progressive Institute Brings Women A Range of Health Literacy Information and Videos to Help Women Become Better Informed.  The Truly Informed Health Literate Woman of 2013 Has Many Options At ALL Levels of Health Care.

With Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) younger women can have their appendix removed without external incisions.  Learn how at this video link:

http://youtu.be/Ig0k3B6cxy0  Segment of NOTES video http://www.cdc.gov/women/images/banner-d.gif  Home for Women’s Health at the CDC.

May 2, 2013 The WISEWOMAN Program is administered through CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP). The WISEWOMAN program provides low-income, under-insured or uninsured women with chronic disease risk factor screening, lifestyle intervention, and referral services in an effort to prevent cardiovascular disease. The priority age group is women aged 40–64 years.

 WISEWOMAN programs also offer testing for diabetes. Women are not just tested and referred, but can also take advantage of lifestyle programs that target poor nutrition and physical inactivity, such as healthy cooking classes, walking clubs, or lifestyle counseling. Women who smoke are encouraged to quit and are referred to proactive quit lines or quit-smoking classes. The interventions vary from program to program, but all are designed to promote lasting, healthy lifestyle changes.

For more information about Connecticut’s WiseWoman Programs, contact:

Phyllis F. Dower, MPH
WISEWOMAN Program Coordinator
CT Dept. of Public Health
860-509-7506
E-mail:  phyllis.dower@ct.gov

OneWorld Progressive Institute provides informative community education television programs focusing on women’s health and well-being.  One such program is linked:

http://youtu.be/STP7nep_zPA  Women: Stay Healthy! Learn How - A OneWorld Forum

Link to WiseWoman CT Programs: http://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/locations/connecticut.htm

 May 1, 2013 is Women’s Health and American Stroke Prevention Month

At OneWorld we encourage you to learn all you can about Preventing Strokes and Maintaining Health.

We have wonderfully informative education videos that provide excellent information.  Starting today we will link a video or an article for you daily during the month of May:

Women’s Cardiovascular Health in the 21st Century w/ Yale physicians.

  http://youtu.be/EDviuNG-cek = 10:13 (A critically informative program)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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