Health Pro Tips for a Strong September 2023

The best science, stories, and strategies related to this month’s national health themes. Check back throughout the month for new additions.

Healthy Aging

As science, nutrition, and health knowledge advances, Americans are living longer and longer. In fact, roughtly 56 million people, or 17% of the U.S. population are over the age of 65 according to the U.S. censusLearn how to maximize your quality of life as you age with our tips below.  

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

By the end of 2023, the American Cancer Society estimates that 20,000 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and about 13,000 women will die from ovarian cancer. Get the facts on this aggressive and often deadly cancer.  

National Sexual Health Awareness

When it comes to sexual health, the U.S. has room for improvement. As we’ve stated before, only 17 states require that sexual education taught in schools be medically accurate. Furthermore, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are at an all time high in the U.S. Read on for tips on staying on top of your sexual health.  

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness

According to the Office on Women’s Health, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance. PCOS is also a common and treatable cause of infertility. Get the facts below.  

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