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March is Women's History Month. Scroll down to find helpful tips and resources to celebrate the contributions and achievements women have made in the United States.

 

LEARN ABOUT WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

Celebrating Women's Contributions and Achievements in the United States

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

"International Women's Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women." - InternationalWomensDay.com

50 FASCINATING FACTS FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

"March is Women’s History Month and there’s no better time to celebrate their contributions. Here are some fascinating facts about women’s history that will showcase some standouts, accomplishments, impacts and just how far they have come." - MastersDegree.net

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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH'S ORIGINS

"Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.”' - WomensHistoryMonth.gov

More resources for teachers.

TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

"Every March, people in the United States celebrate the achievements and history of women as part of Women’s History Month." - Kids National Geographic

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WOMEN/TEEN'S HEALTH & WELLNESS RESOURCES

WEBMD: GAINING WEIGHT IN YOUR 40S? TIPS FROM A GYN

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When you get more mature (a much better term than "aging"), your metabolism begins to decrease. So if your diet and exercise look the same in your 30s as they did in your 20s, you will likely begin to gain weight. - BY HEATHER RUPE, DO Board-certified OB/GYNJANUARY 29, 2021 (WebMD)

HEALTHLINE: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT WOMEN’S HEALTH?

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Healthy habits are the best way to avoid disease, prolong your life, and live more happily. But in the chaos of a woman’s daily life, healthy living may take back seat to chores, work, busy schedules, and more. Take these simple steps toward a longer, healthier life. - Healthline

USFDA: 5 HEALTHY AGING TIPS FOR WOMEN

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Healthy aging involves good habits like eating healthyavoiding common medication mistakesmanaging health conditionsgetting recommended screenings, and being active.  FDA has tips to help you age fabulously. - U.S. Food & Drug Administration

WEBMD: TOP 10 HEALTH TIPS FOR WOMEN

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Let's face it, ladies: Doctor visits are short. And they're getting shorter. What if your doctor had more time? They might tell you the same things that OB-GYN Alyssa Dweck, MD, co-author of V Is for Vagina, wants you to know.

Consider Dweck's tips your prescription for a lifetime of wellness. - 

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Medically Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on December 01, 2015

WEBMD: AFFORDABLE, HEALTHY INDULGENCES TO HELP YOU RELAX

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A quick self-massage can take your stress down a notch or two. (It may also give your immune system a boost.) Stand against a wall and place a tennis ball between your shoulder blades. Gently bend your knees to give yourself a back rub. For a neck massage, clasp your hands behind your head and make small, deep circles with your thumbs. To release tension in your face, try rubbing your forehead and jaw with your fingers. - WebMD

SELECTHEALTH: WOMEN’S HEALTH: HEALTH TIPS FOR WOMEN IN THEIR 30S

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Your 30s are a vital time for your body, and a lot of the decisions you make during this time can have lasting effects on your future health. With that being said, here are a few women’s health tips to keep you feeling young long after you leave this decade behind: - SelectHealth

NYC HEALTH+ HOSPITALS: ASK OUR EXPERT: 5 HEALTHY TIPS FOR TEENAGE GIRLS

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As you move from adolescence to becoming a young woman, it becomes important to get more involved in taking care of your own health. That means working together with supportive adults like parents or guardians and a physician or another health care provider who can help clarify questions on body changes. - NYC Health+ Hospital

TEEN SURVIVAL GUIDE: HEALTH TIPS FOR ON-THE-GO GIRLS (GIRLSHEALTH.GOV)

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Have you ever had a question that you were too shy to ask? Maybe something like:

• “Does chocolate cause pimples?”

• “What do I do if the kids at school make fun of me?”

• “Can I get a sexually transmitted disease from kissing?”


Don’t worry—you’re not the only one! Every young woman has questions like these. Everyone can use some advice. Having questions is a sign that you are growing up. It shows that you want to take care of yourself. Don’t be afraid to go to a parent or guardian, school nurse, or other trusted adult for honest and straight answers. They were young once, too! - GirlsHealth.gov

NIH: TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH: A GUIDE FOR TEENAGERS

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As you get older, you’re able to start making your own decisions about a lot of things that matter most to you. You may choose your own clothes, music, and friends. You also may be ready to make decisions about your body and health.

Making healthy decisions about what you eat and drink, how active you are, and how much sleep you get is a great place to start. - NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

 

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RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS

Are you an educator and looking for resources to help teach your class about amazing women who have had an impact on our country?

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH FOR THE CLASSROOM

RESOURCES TO HELP STUDENTS EXPLORE WOMEN'S CONTRIBUTION

LESSON PLANS AND ONLINE ACTIVITIES

 

MARCH MONTHLY AWARENESS

Are you an educator and looking for resources to help teach your class about amazing women who have had an impact on our country?

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH FOR THE CLASSROOM

RESOURCES TO HELP STUDENTS EXPLORE WOMEN'S CONTRIBUTION

LESSON PLANS AND ONLINE ACTIVITIES

 

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