Posted by: audreybenenati | May 7, 2010

Statement from Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, on the Importance of Celebrating National Women’s Health Week and Empowering Women to Make Their Health a Top Priority


Mother’s Day, May 9, marks the start of National Women’s Health Week, a weeklong observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. With the theme “It’s Your Time,” the goal of National Women’s Health Week is to empower women to make their health a top priority and encourage them to take small, manageable steps to improve their health and reduce their risk for many diseases. On Mother’s Day, women across the country will celebrate with family and friends. This year, I also encourage women to celebrate themselves by focusing on their health and well-being.

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