Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the HHS.gov/HealthCare website. The original post date was February 5, 2014.
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Do you want to eat healthier? Well, now's the perfect time to start — March is National Nutrition Month! This month, we're reminded of the importance of making smart food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits.
Easier said than done, we know.
Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the Mentalhealth.gov blog. The original post date was April 1, 2014.
Have you known someone who had trouble getting pregnant? Have you had trouble yourself? Infertility is a common disease of the reproductive system that affects both women and men. In the U.S.
Vaccines are very important for women — especially for pregnant women. Pregnancy changes your immune system, and during this time of year, you may become more vulnerable to the flu. A flu shot is the best protection against serious complications of the flu, like pneumonia.
Ed. note: This blog post is cross-posted from blog.aids.gov. The original post date was May 14, 2014. Read the original post.
Does taking care of yourself fall to the bottom of your to-do list? With so many competing priorities, it's not always easy to put your health first. But taking just one day to focus on you and your health could add years to your life.
That's why I'm encouraging all women to schedule their annual well-woman visit in time for National Women's Checkup Day on May 12.
Ed. note: This blog post is cross-posted from blog.aids.gov. The original post date was May 15, 2014. Read the original post.
It's been fifty years since the Surgeon General released the first report on smoking and health in the United States. In that time more than 20 million Americans have died because of smoking. In fact, smoking remains the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and premature death in the United States.
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