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American Heart Month

American Heart Month
February is designated American Heart Month. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals offers you important information about women’s heart health, including what heart health issues you need to be vigilant for throughout each decade of your life, from teens through the post-menopausal and senior years. Additionally, we explain heart-health risks specific to women and offer vital tips you can implement to optimize your own heart health, so you achieve and enjoy a long quality life.

National Blood Donor Month

Donate blood
January is designated as National Blood Donor Month. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals shares the importance of stocking local blood banks and reasons for those who are eligible to become regular blood donors; the benefits blood donorship offers both donors and recipients; an overview of the blood donation process; plus, comprehensive information outlining how blood donations are used to help others.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness
January is designated Cervical Health Awareness Month, offering women timely opportunity to prioritize and safeguard their cervical health. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals offers vital information about cervical cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, prevention, recommended screening guidelines, plus diagnosis and treatments, along with latest research findings to help you enjoy a long, quality life.

Health Benefits of the Great Outdoors

Woman sledding with children
National Play Outside Day is designated as the 1st Saturday of each month as a time to get outside to explore, play and enjoy nature. With winter in full swing, your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals shares many health benefits spending time outdoors provides, plus some fun outdoor activities to help you and your family fend off cabin fever and its subsequent winter doldrums and boost your mental and physical health.

Benefits of Boosting Brain Power

Crossword puzzle
December 21 is Crossword Puzzle Day and the official first day of winter. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals wants to share important information about the benefits games and puzzles have on brain health and functionality; types of games, puzzles and other creative pursuits plus the brain health benefits of each and some additional brain-boosting tips you can incorporate to ward off brain decline and boost its overall health, especially important as you age.

Winter Health Tips

Women and child having winter fun
Give yourself the gift of good health this winter and holiday season. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals shares vital information on what you can do to avoid winter illness, including how to protect your health when outdoor temperatures plummet.

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day - December 1st
December 1 is designated World AIDS Day and your Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals share pertinent information about HIV and AIDS, including symptoms, treatment management options and important health tips to safeguard against HIV/AIDS infection and transmission.

Importance of Gratitude

Family and friends gathered around thanksgiving dinner holding hands
As we prepare to focus on gratitude celebrations with family and friends during Thanksgiving gatherings, your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health experts shares the many benefits daily gratitude offers your overall health and how you can incorporate daily gratitude practices so you can enjoy a long quality life.
Woman breaking cigrette in half
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, with November 17 designated The Great American Smokeout, a day for smokers to begin their journey toward enjoying smoke-free, healthier lives. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health experts share important information about lung cancer, including adenocarcinoma and how it affects women; lung cancer symptoms, tests and treatments; and how to reduce you and your family’s lung cancer risk, including environmental influences beyond smoking (including exposure to secondhand smoke), so you can optimize your lung health and enjoy a long quality life.

Women and Diabetes

Pregnant woman with doctor checking blood sugar level
While diabetes affects men and women in almost equal numbers, women with diabetes are more prone to greater health complications than diabetic men, including increased susceptibility to heart disease, the most common complication of diabetes that also happens to be the number one killer of U.S. women.

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