The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation focuses on seven major health topics–we specialize in prevention, health education and outreach activities for women.
|Cancer affects one-third of adult women living in the United States. Find out risk factors for cancer and how to screen.|
|Cardiovascular Disease Every year nearly 10,000 Wisconsin women die from heart attacks and strokes. It’s the #1 cause of death.|
|Dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people.|
|Domestic abuse Nearly one-third of American women report being abused by their husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives.|
|Mental illness Depression is the number one cause of disability for women.|
|Osteoporosis One out of every three women over 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in her lifetime.|
| Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Find out more about your health during your pregnancy and after your baby is born.
|Tobacco causes more preventable deaths to women than any other environmental factor. Find tips on how to quit.|