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National Women's Health Week

Reported May 20, 2011


The Department of Health and Human Services is trying to convince us that our health is a priority too. This week, it marks National Womenís Health Week.

This yearís theme is ďItís Your TimeĒ and the department has partnered with organizations all over the country to offer free screenings and other events to encourage women to take better care of themselves.

Area events include screenings at many federal offices through the week and health fairs on the 14th at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring and at Inova Loudoun Hospital.

The NWHW Web site is filled with helpful advice about simple ways to stay healthy. Itís also got a great page of resources with links to fact sheets and guides.

More information:
Presidential Proclamation--National Women's Health Week
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