North Dakota Proclaims Women's Health Week In The State

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Women's Health in North Dakota

Governor John Hoeven has proclaimed May 13 through 19, 2007, as Women's Health Week in North Dakota.

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Women's Health Week is observed annually to promote awareness of what women can do to prevent illnesses and death.

"Women's health remains a priority for families, communities and governments," Hoeven said. "Women's Health Week, which begins on Mother's Day, is a perfect opportunity to encourage moms, aunts, sisters, spouses and best friends to visit a health-care professional for preventive services and screening."

The top three causes of death among women are heart disease, cancer and stroke. Heart disease

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