AMAZING MAY HEALTH PRO TIPS

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

In May, the Network Celebrates...

Older Americans Month

According to the CDC, By 2060, almost a quarter of the U.S. population will be age 65 or older. Read on to learn about how to strengthen the health and quality of life for this growing population. 

Preeclampsia Awareness

Preeclampsia occurrs in about 1 in every 25 pregnancies in the US (CDC). Preeclampsia is a life-threatening hypertensive disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Preeclampsia and related disorders such as gestational hypertension, HELLP syndrome, and eclampsia are most often characterized by a rapid rise in blood pressure that can lead to seizure, stroke, multiple organ failure, and even death of the mother and/or baby. Learn more about preeclampsia symptoms, treatment, and support: 

National Women's Health Week

Sex Ed For All Month