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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.
Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the Whitehouse.gov blog. The original post date was March 4, 2014. Learn more about the winners.
Research shows women influence the habits of those around them. When we set a good example by prioritizing our own health, we encourage others to make healthy choices, too — including our kids. My kids' well-being has always been my primary concern, but I know how critical it is to take care of my own needs at the same time.
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