Topics here will include issues that fall into the Prevention Division of the agency, which include – as the name implies – programs that help prevent disease in our state. You will find information about chronic diseases (cancer, heart health, breathing disorders) as well as tobacco use prevention. This area also includes education about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the Women, Infant and Children programs; both USDA programs that help provide nutrition to lower income residents.
The 18th annual National Women’s Health Week kicked off on Mother’s Day, May 14 and is celebrated through May 20. This week is an annual observance encouraging women to make their health a priority and an opportunity to inspire all women to choose a healthy lifestyle that focuses on their mind, body, and spirit. The [...]