The women of ABC7 and MOMS Orange County (MOMS) wants to invite you to get healthy in the month of October!
Throughout the month of October, ABC7 is joining forces with Aetna and community partners in promoting the “ABCs of Women’s Health: Prevention Matters,” which urges women to become more aware of their health and to attend various events aimed at raising awareness and offering information on different women’s issues. Preventing health problems does matter! You can stay in good health by choosing a healthy lifestyle. It is never too early or too late to begin living in a way that will better your health today and in the years ahead. Here are 7 Steps to get you started on taking charge of your health:
7 Steps to Healthy Living
- Eat a Healthy Diet
- Get Moving
- Be Smoke-Free
- Maintain a Healthy Weight
- Manage Stress
- Get Regular Check-Ups and Screenings
- Know Your Risks and Family History
Following these 7 Steps will help you stay healthy. They can also help lower your risk of disease or even prevent heart disease, cancer, stroke, lung disease, and many other diseases and illnesses. It is never too early or too late to make good health and wellness choices. Whether you are 25 or 75 making healthy choices lowers the risk of certain diseases and can even prevent others.
For more information on these 7 Steps to Healthy Living, as well other important steps to help you take charge of your health, ABC7, Aetna, and community partners like MOMS have created the “ABC’s of Women’s Health: Prevention Matters” booklet, in English and Spanish, to help you get one step closer to a healthier future. Women of all ages can use this as a tool to take care of their health. We invite you to learn, share and discuss its content with your family, your doctor and women you care about.
ABC7 Community Partners
(800) MY-HEALTH (800-694-3258) (TDD: 800-628-3323)
- American Cancer Society
- American Diabetes Association
(888) DIABETES (888-342-2383)
- L.A. Care Health Plan
(888) 4LA-CARE (888-452-2273)
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Office of Women’s Health
- MOMS Orange County
- Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Stead Heart and Vascular Center