National Women’s Health Week
begins on Mother’s Day each year. The designation is a reminder to women to take care of themselves, and to make their health a priority. In recognition of Women’s Health Week, consider making a few healthy lifestyle changes such as cutting back on soda consumption, taking a daily walk, or going to bed an hour earlier to get more sleep. In this annual special section, we feature a hodgepodge of topics to help you be your best self. You’ll find information on how weight gain can be related to hormonal changes as you age, how genetic testing can identify breast cancer risk, the importance of bone density testing, and a unique story on how your personality type can impact your health.