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Woman with a thyroid issue
January is Thyroid Awareness Month and your Capital Women’s Care team shares important knowledge concerning proper thyroid balance as it relates to functions of the body it helps to control; various types of thyroid inefficiencies, including hypo- and hyperthyroidism, and symptoms; types of thyroid cancers; vital information on the importance of thyroid functionality in pregnant and menopausal women; and diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders.
Birth Defects Prevention Month
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month with National Folic Acid Awareness Week designated January 5 through January 11. Your local Capital Women’s Care team wants to share vital information to help you optimize you and your baby’s health, including the importance of folic acid, to help reduce birth defects risks so you have a healthy pregnancy resulting in giving birth to a healthy baby.

Cervical Health: What You Need to Know

Cervical Cancer Pervention
Today’s vast medical knowledge affords women many ways to monitor and protect all aspects of their health. However, one aspect of a woman’s personal healthcare plan overlooked by many women is the importance of maintaining and monitoring cervical health through recommended screening and vaccination.

Ease Holiday Stress

Woman relaxing drinking coffee by the Christmas tree
‘Tis the season to start holiday preparations. While holidays should invoke feelings of good will and cheer, the season oftentimes brings with it a sleigh-full of stressful feelings well beyond those of glad tidings, comfort and joy for most people, especially women.
Child playing with toys on Christmas day
December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Your Capital Women’s Care team would like to share important information on how to choose age-appropriate, safe toys and gifts plus offer specific safety guidelines to help you choose appropriate and safe gifts when shopping for all the kids on your gift-giving list this holiday season.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 3 is International Day of People with Disabilities. This year’s theme is “Not All Disabilities Are Visible.” In the U.S., 1 in 4 adults faces some form of disability. And during the COVID-19 pandemic, isolation, disconnect, disrupted routines and diminished services have greatly impacted the lives and mental well-being of people facing all types of disabilities within the U.S. and worldwide.
Family History
National Family Health History Day is November 26 and your Capital Women’s Care team would like to share with you how to collect your family health history, important information concerning specific illnesses and diseases having high genetic risk factors and questions to ask family members about their individual health histories so you can share these findings with your doctor to better monitor your own health.
Holiday stress
Tis the season to be jolly -- at least that’s what most winter holiday songs emphasize. But for many women, the holiday season brings with it the appearance of several unwelcome guests who linger well into the New Year: stress, depression and feelings of being overwhelmed.

The Great American Smokeout

Woman quitting smoking
The Great American Smokeout® on November 19 encourages the 34 million-plus smokers across the country to kick their smoking habit for the day, in hope they continue their journey toward achieving a smoke-free life. Of these 34 million smokers within the U.S., 20 million-plus are women and girls.
Domestic violence between a couple
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, also known as Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), is an important physical and mental health concern for women in today’s world.

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