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Women’s Health Week 2020 starts Monday in Australia. It will be held from 7-11 September, run by the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. Read more

Postmenopause Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about postmenopause. Read more

Women’s Health Week 2020 in Australia, will be held from 7-11 September, run by the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. Read more

September is gynecologic cancer awareness month in the United States. Wherever in the world you are, schedule your annual, routine wellness visit, today. Read more

Menopause can mean hot flushes and night sweats but it is also important to have our risk assessed for heart disease and stroke or cardiovascular disease. Read more

How To Talk To Your Primary Care Clinician About Your Overall Health explains how it is never to late to start making the best choices for you. Read more

“The Release the Pressure (RTP) campaign brings together a diverse coalition of health care organizations – the RTP Heart Health Squad – who are dedicated to…”. Read more

National Women’s Checkup Day is on the second Monday in May and reminds us, wherever we are, of the importance of regular routine health checkups. Read more

National Women’s Health Week 2020 in the United States serves as a reminder for all women “to make their health a priority and take care of themselves”. Read more

For National Osteoporosis Month 2020 in the United States, the National Osteoporosis Foundation “debuts its 10,000 Steps a Day in May Challenge and…”. Read more

Health Topics

Womenshealth.gov is “A federal government website managed by the Office on Women’s Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. …”. Read more

“Family health history is a record of the diseases and health conditions in your family. You and your family members share genes. You may also have behaviors in common…”. Read more

“Primary ovarian insufficiency — also called premature ovarian failure — occurs when the ovaries stop functioning normally before age 40”. Read more

Pap Tests and I

Even though I am young,
or I am a virgin,
or I have had the HPV vaccine,
I may still need regular Pap tests. Read more

“If you don’t have insurance or need help with costs that aren’t covered, financial assistance might be available. Certain government programs and nonprofit…”. Read more

“Check your skin once a month for things that may be signs of cancer. Skin cancer is rarely painful. Look for changes such as a new growth, a sore that doesn’t…”. Read more

“Blood pressure can increase after menopause, as can total cholesterol and LDL, or ‘bad cholesterol’. There can also be a decrease in HDL, or ‘good cholesterol’”. Read more

“Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women”. Read more

“Caring for a loved one strains even the most resilient people. If you’re a caregiver, take steps to preserve your own health and well-being”. Read more

“Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving women’s health across Australia through every life stage”. Read more