wisewoman


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wisewoman

(ˈwaɪzˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
1. a female magician or conjurer
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a witch
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The Nebraska WISEWOMAN findings showed women having higher baseline percentages of total cholesterol ([greater than or equal to] 200 mg/dL), smoking, and diagnosis of diabetes (> 50%, 26%, and 10%, respectively) than women in this study.
This case study describes the implementation of "Be Wise," the LSI for the Illinois WISEWOMAN program (IWP), at a federally funded community health center.
For example, many of the WISEWOMAN patients I counseled did not exercise, either due to an unsupportive living environment (e.
In Nebraska alone, WISEWOMAN helped 19,000 women live healthier lives and significantly reduced their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke.
The WISEWOMAN program provides screening for heart disease and stroke risk factors and lifestyle programs for low-income, uninsured, or underinsured women in 21 states and tribal organizations.
For its work improving the heart health of women in its region, the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium(SEARHC) WISEWOMAN Program received the Alaska Rural Health Award for Outstanding Rural Health Program during an April 25 luncheon at the Alaska Rural Health Conference in Anchorage.
And Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation, also known as WISEWOMAN, is a CDC-sponsored program to instill healthy lifestyle changes in women at risk for chronic diseases.
WISEWOMAN Program of North Carolina (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation) is being recognized for providing critical cardiovascular screenings and behavior change counseling to thousands of women at risk and in need.
Racial/ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease risk factors among WISEWOMAN enrollees.
These conditions can be addressed with targeted interventions such as the WISEWOMAN health promotion projects detailed in the just-released issue of Journal of Women's Health (Vol.
Sites participating in the Women s Cancer Screening Program (WCSP) and WISEWOMAN (WW) program require assistance to customize their EHR s to more effectively track screening and treatment interventions utilizing clinical-decision support systems (CDSS).
CDC is working to help promote stroke awareness and prevention in multiple ways, including the WISEWOMAN program, the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program (PCNASP), and the Million Hearts initiative.