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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.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October marks National Breast Cancer Month. Breast cancer awareness is an integral component to women’s health management and care, as it is the most common cancer in women worldwide. It is also the principal cause of death from cancer among women globally.
Depressed woman in bed with curtains shut
October highlights many days specifically geared toward raising mental health awareness and eliminating stigma often associated with mental illnesses, particularly depression, the most common mental affliction that is spreading in alarming proportions due to the current worldwide pandemic.

Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

Smiling woman with long curly hair holding her hands in the shape of a heart over her chest.
Your Capital Women’s Care team offers important knowledge to empower you and increase your awareness of the substantial role your blood cholesterol numbers have in your cardiovascular health and offers you guidance on reducing personal risk factors so you can you achieve and maintain your cholesterol goals to optimize your overall health and quality of life.

10 Tips for Healthy Aging

Group of smiling retirees wearing exercise clothes.
September is Healthy Aging Month and your Capital Women’s Care team offers important tips about healthy aging so you can pave the way to maintain and continue enjoying sound health during your senior years.

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