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Women Be Healthy

Women Be Healthy is a website about health care for women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You'll find information about breast and cervical cancer screenings, HPV, and how to talk with your nurse or doctor. 

Click on this link to watch a short video about Women Be Healthy and meet one of the program participants! http://bcove.me/xwfro3sq 

Go to Facebook and like the Women Be Healthy page

Click on these links below to watch short videos about the importance of breast and cervical cancer screenings and other information learned through the Women Be Healthy course.     

Women Be Healthy - Mammograms  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgTrbWUdclg

Women Be Healthy - Pap Tests http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9ylkUuKcXQ&feature=relmfu

Women Be Healthy  - Screening Plans http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FER-RCwZNA&feature=relmfu

Click on the links below to read more about the success of  the Women Be Healthy program.

Women Be Healthy: Increasing Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Intellectual Disabilities

Women Be Healthy: Outreach across North Carolina

Women Be Healthy: Graduating to Better Health

Supporting All Women to Receive Quality Mammography Screenings


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