Health Week 2014
National Women's Health Week (NWHW), led by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, seeks to bring together communities,
businesses, health organizations, and others to promote the importance of women's
health, and to empower women to make their health a priority.
Women everywhere pledged to get active, eat healthy,
avoid dangerous behaviors and more; and being knowledgeable about breast cancer
is another important part of being a well woman. Every year, about 40,000 women
will lose their life to breast cancer in the U.S. That's one woman every
This year, Susan G. Komen and WWE teamed up for NWHW to
make sure that every woman is informed about breast cancer risk, screening,
warning signs and healthy lifestyle choices that may even reduce the risk of
breast cancer. From May 11-17, Komen, WWE Superstars and WWE Divas shared ways
in which women could get involved in their own health. On Thursday,
May 15, John Cena invited individuals from across
social media to join him in a "virtual workout."
Here's how you can be informed about breast cancer:
Check out how others put their health first during National Women's Health Week on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #NWHW