IWHR celebrates National Women’s Health Week

Northwestern’s Institute for Women’s Health Research is celebrating National Women’s Health Week with our Stand Up For Women’s Health Event tomorrow evening, May 12, at 6 PM.  You can get more information here, but we are looking forward to a great night of comedy with one of Chicago’s finest comediennes, Patti Vasquez.

National Women’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health.  From their website: “National Women’s Health Week empowers women to make their health a top priority.  With the theme “Its Your Time,” the nationwide initiative encourages women to take simple steps for a longer, healthier, and happier life.”

The Institute for Women’s Health Research encourage you to celebrate National Women’s Health Week by signing up for the Illinois Women’s Health Registry (click for link).  Thirty minutes of your time can change the course of women’s health in Illinois.  Isn’t that a great way to take charge of your own health?