Why is More Women’s Health Research so important? Simply put, because we ARE different.
To understand women’s health as far as illness prevention, diagnosis and treatment is concerned, we need to start at the foundation: facilitating research focused on women’s health-related illnesses. Education and awareness are key to becoming an informed health advocate: our own. Knowing about the latest research and how it affects the women in the community further stresses the need to include gender-specific differences in current research efforts.
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Cardiovascular Disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, yet sees only about 1/3 of women as its clinical trial subjects and a little less than about 1/3 of those trials report outcomes by sex.
All that said… what are YOU doing to stay healthy? How do YOU keep the women you love healthy?
Start with your support on women’s health research in any way that you can — spread the word, stay informed, participate!
About the Doris A. Howell Foundation:
The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research is committed to keeping the women we love healthy, advancing women’s health through research and educating women to be catalysts for improving family health in the community.
The organization does so by funding scholarships to scientists researching issues affecting women’s health; providing a forum for medical experts, scientists, doctors, researchers, and authors to convey the timely information on topics relevant to women’s health and the health. of their families through its Lecture and Evening Series, and by funding research initiatives that will create women’s health awareness and advocacy in the community.
For more information about the Doris A. Howell Foundation, please visit www.howellfoundation.org.