Thursday, May 10, 2007

IHRSA To Help Kickoff National Women's Health Week

As reported by Billings News, the eighth annual National Women’s Health
Week, coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’
Office on Women’s Health, begins on Mother’s Day, May 13.

More than 1,000 health-related events around the country, ranging from
health fairs and screenings to spa days, will encourage women to incorporate
preventive health measures into their everyday lives and take time to focus
on their health.

National Women’s Health Week is a nationwide initiative that calls attention
to the importance of women’s health. During the week, families, health
organizations, businesses, communities, the government and individuals come
together to raise awareness about women’s health issues and educate women
about simple steps they can take for a longer, healthier and happier life.

Organizations participating include the National Association of Chain Drug
Stores, the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association
(IHRSA), National Stroke Association, Screening for Mental Health Inc.,
Better Sleep Council and more. For information, visit



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