SOURCE: EmpowHER

EmpowHER

May 06, 2011 07:00 ET

EmpowHER Launches Special Resource Page for Women in Honor of National Women's Health Week

Page Features Informative Videos, Unique Content, Access to Health Events Across the Country, and Live Social Media Feed

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - May 6, 2011) - It's now easier for women to find information related to National Women's Health Week (NWHW), a health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health from May 8 - 14, through EmpowHER's special resource page, which was created in honor of this event.

Since women are often the primary caretakers of the family, it is easy to lose focus on their own health and wellness. National Women's Health Week empowers women to make their health a top priority. It also encourages them to take steps to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases.

On EmpowHER's special page, titled "Focusing On Women's Health," women can find the following related to this observance: specially produced videos from EmpowHER on ways women can advocate for their own health and wellness; a variety of unique content related to some of the most popular health topics on EmpowHER; information on important health screenings; a live twitter feed of activity related to women's health during this week; personal health stories from remarkable EmpowHER writers and patient advocates Jennifer Jaff and Trisha Torrey; and access to NWHW events women can participate in within their own communities.

EmpowHER has also created specially produced videos from its staff members, explaining how they will honor National Women's Health Week, which can be seen on EmpowHER's Facebook page.

"National Women's Health Week is a good time for us as women to renew our commitment to taking personal responsibility for our own health and well-being," says Dr. Archelle Georgiou, EmpowHER's Chief Clinical Officer. "We all know what to do: exercise 150 minutes a week, eat a healthy diet, and sleep 7-9 hours a night. Also, let's make it a priority to stay connected with friends and take time to de-stress... it's good for the soul and the immune system. We have to take good care of ourselves if we want to continue to be healthy and care for others."

Go to EmpowHER's National Women's Health Week page.

Content on EmpowHER's resource page includes:
EmpowHER's Week In Health
The Importance of Eye Examinations
Melanoma: What To Look For With Our Quiz
Eating Superfoods: The Source of Healthier Skin

"EmpowHER is proud to help support National Women's Health Week," says Michelle King Robson, EmpowHER's Founder, Chairperson and CEO. "It's easy in today's fast-paced world to get so carried away in our day-to-day activities that we forget about how important it is to take the time to properly take care of ourselves. Please take time to go to our resource center and find information and inspiration to help improve your health and wellness -- and your life."

About EmpowHER
EmpowHER Media is an award-winning health media company for women. The Company's flagship and Top 5 women's health and wellness site and community -- EmpowHER.com -- is the home for female health consumers. We call them Chief Health and Wellness Officers of the home. EmpowHER.com provides visitors access to one of the largest women's health and wellness content libraries on the Web, as well as one of the most active online communities of women discussing their health and wellness issues. Health care professionals, health and wellness marketers, and agency professionals rely on EmpowHER Media for reaching the most influential health and wellness buyer on the Internet -- women. Millions of women visit EmpowHER.com every year, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing resources dedicated exclusively to women's health and wellness.

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