Health Habits

July 2005
PN;Jul2005, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p13
Trade Publication
This article reports that according to Juliette Rizzo, Miss Wheelchair America 2005, women with disabilities, like many other women, often overlook themselves, taking care of others while they have the same health, wellness, and physical activity needs as anyone else. Heart disease, cancer, stroke, and other leading causes of death among women can be prevented or successfully treated if caught early. Starting on May 9, 2005, more than 1,000 community centers, hospitals, and other healthcare providers offered preventive screenings and other services as part of the week's observances.


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