Every Woman Southeast

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Chapel Hill, NC  ·  Every Woman Southeast is a coalition of leaders and agencies from 9 states working together to improve the health of women and infants in the southeast.
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Check out our blog post on environmental exposures and its affect on women of color #EnvironmentalHealth http://blog.everywomansoutheast.org/environmental-exposures-and-their-impact-on-the-health-of-women-of-color/

Check out our blog post on environmental exposures and its affect on women of color #EnvironmentalHealth http://blog.everywomansoutheast.org/environmental-exposures-and-their-impact-on-the-health-of-women-of-color/

Check out our latest blog post from one of our coalition members on her experience attending Tulane University's Black Women's Health Conference #WomensHealth http://blog.everywomansoutheast.org/?p=211

Check out our latest blog post from one of our coalition members on her experience attending Tulane University's Black Women's Health Conference #WomensHealth http://blog.everywomansoutheast.org/?p=211

Approximately 1 in 4 pregnant women carry Group B Strep. #InternationalGBSMonth

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Water, snow, sand, even the windows of a building can reflect the damaging rays of the sun. That can increase your chance of sunburn, even if you’re in a shady spot. #uvsafety http://ow.ly/i/64Qi3

Water, snow, sand, even the windows of a building can reflect the damaging rays of the sun. That can increase your chance of sunburn, even if you’re in a shady spot. #uvsafety http://ow.ly/i/64Qi3

The Reducing Adolescent Sexual Risk tool, helps health professionals design, adapt and select curriculum-based programs to effectively address critical factors that affect teens' sexual decision making. It is ideal for program planners, policy makers, district administrators and youth-serving organizations. http://www.sexualhealthresourceexchange.org/system/resources/assets/237/Reducing_Adolescent_Sexual_Risk.pdf

The Reducing Adolescent Sexual Risk tool, helps health professionals design, adapt and select curriculum-based programs to effectively address critical factors that affect teens' sexual decision making. It is ideal for program planners, policy makers, district administrators and youth-serving organizations. http://www.sexualhealthresourceexchange.org/system/resources/assets/237/Reducing_Adolescent_Sexual_Risk.pdf

Sunburns significantly increase one's lifetime risk of developing skin cancer. #uvsafety #staysunsafe #sunscreen

Sunburns significantly increase one's lifetime risk of developing skin cancer.

July is Parks and Recreation Month! Check out this infographic about the amount of time that Americans spend outside. #JulyOUTisIN

July is Parks and Recreation Month which hopes to encourage adults and children to spend more time outdoors! Check out this interesting fact-filled Infographic.

The harmful UV rays from both the sun and indoor tanning “sunlamps” can cause many other complications besides skin cancer - such as eye problems, a weakened immune system, age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin. #staysunsafe #uvsafety

The harmful UV rays from both the sun and indoor tanning “sunlamps” can cause many other complications besides skin cancer - such as eye problems, a weakened immune system, age spots, wrinkles, and leathery skin.

The CDC released this infographic that highlights the impact, causes, and consequences of STIs among young people and what they can do to protect themselves. http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/2013/SAM-Infographic-2013.html?s_cid=nchhstp-nr-sam-008 #STD #SexualHealth

This infographic outlines key statistics on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among youth. The first graphic shows that youth bear di.

Good news! Skin cancer can be prevented! Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to prevent skin cancer. #uvsafety

Good news! Skin cancer can be prevented! Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to prevent skin cancer.

Intimate partner violence can put women at risk of contracting STIs including HIV/AIDS. In order to address the issue of sexually transmitted infections, intimate partner violence screening and connection to services for those affected needs to be integrated into STI prevention programs. http://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/userfiles/file/HealthCare/The%20Facts%20on%20Violence%20Against%20Women%20and%20HIVAIDS.pdf

Intimate partner violence can put women at risk of contracting STIs including HIV/AIDS. In order to address the issue of sexually transmitted infections, intimate partner violence screening and connection to services for those affected needs to be integrated into STI prevention programs. http://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/userfiles/file/HealthCare/The%20Facts%20on%20Violence%20Against%20Women%20and%20HIVAIDS.pdf

Celebrate #IndependenceDay by checking out 30 achievements we've made in the US in women's health in the last 30 yrs. http://womenshealth.gov/about-us/government-in-action/achievements/

Office on Women's Health facts on breast milk. Breast milk protects infants and benefits mothers, and helps lower medical costs for society. Breast milk is "liquid gold".

Women aged 21 to 65, should get routine screenings as a way to prevent cervical cancer. Go here to learn more about HPV and CDC's recommended guidelines: http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm #STD #SexualHealth

There are more than 40 types of HPV that can infect the genital areas of males and females. These HPV types can also infect the mouth and th.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotchy skin. #staysunsafe

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotchy skin.