December 01, 2011 07:00 ET

EmpowHER Promotes Healthy Immune Systems With New Resource Center

Top Women's Social Health Company Offers Free Resource Center for Building and Boosting Immune System Health

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - A strong immune system can mean the difference between a healthy winter and one riddled with the sniffles, sore throats, and persistent coughs. To help women gear up for the upcoming cold and flu season, EmpowHER, an award-winning social health company for women, has launched a free online resource around Boosting Immunity, which provides information on how to best strengthen and maintain a healthy immune system.

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 62 million cases of the common cold occur each year. An additional 5 to 20 percent of the population contracts the seasonal flu, according to A strong immune system is critical to protecting women against these illnesses, and taking preventative measures against colds and flus can increase both long-term and short-term health, as well as lead to better overall health habits.

Through EmpowHER's Boosting Immunity resource center, women can gain insight into improving immune health, discover ways to fight common illnesses, learn tips on cold and flu prevention and find expert answers for common immune system questions.

Content on EmpowHER's Boosting Immunity resource center includes:

Exercise and Your Immune System: Take Our Health Quiz On This Dynamic Duo
Avoid Colds and Flus This Season
Dealing with the Common Cold Advocacy Sheet

"Now is the time to bolster our immune systems to prepare for the impending flu season," says EmpowHER Founder, Chairperson and CEO Michelle King Robson. "It is also important for women to understand that their immune system is their primary defense against common colds and flus. By visiting our Boosting Immunity resource center, they will gain the knowledge necessary to protect themselves and their loved ones from these common illnesses that ultimately affect overall health and well-being."

About EmpowHER Media
EmpowHER Media is an award-winning, HON-certified, social health company for women. The Company's flagship and Top 5 women's health and wellness site and community -- -- is the home for female health consumers on the Web with a unique consumer value proposition of social community and premium, original women's health and wellness content. Health care professionals, brands and agency professionals rely on EmpowHER Media for reaching the most influential health and wellness buyer on the Internet -- women. EmpowHER expects to reach more than 60 million women onsite and through syndication in 2011, and more than 100 million in 2012.

Contact Information

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    Lauren Moye
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