Women’s Health Week: The health checks ladies should be making

Summer is just around the corner, which makes May the perfect time for women to assess their own health. Joining us today with timely summer health tips for women is Dr. Yael Varnado, a practicing physician at John’s Hopkins, Founder of askdrv.com and the non-profit, Get Checked 4 Life.

Dr. V explains why Women’s Health Week (May 14-20) and other celebrations during the month of May can be a spring board for inspire women to make health changes.  The US Department of Health and Human Services points out that heart disease, breast cancer, osteoporosis, depression and autoimmune diseases are the top five health issues facing women.

SOME OF THE HEALTH CHECKS DR. V CAN DISCUSS INCLUDE:

  • The importance of antioxidants and a healthy diet
  • Understanding problems and sexual issues facing women as they age
  • How effective are vitamins and supplements and for young and older women
  • Important information about a serious problem that affects one in three women

DR. V’s BACKGROUND: Dr. Varnado has made frequent guest appearances as a medical contributor on The Today Show, CNN, Dr. Oz, The Bethenny Show, Fox News, CBS, The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Refinery 29, Hot 97, Perez Hilton, and The Steve Harvey Show to name a few, weighing in on breaking news issues and hot health topics. For almost three years she co-hosted the medical health segment on Reverend Al Sharpton’s syndicated radio show “Keeping it Real.”   She is the founder of Get Checked 4 Life, Inc., www.getchecked4life.org a 501(c)(3) non-profit grassroots organization that provides at-risk and underserved communities across the nation with access to health services.

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