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Women are a key focus segment for health care organizations both because of the medical services they utilize as individuals and the influence they have on the health care of others. In one survey, 59% of women and 94% of working moms reported making or heavily influencing health care decisions for their entire families.
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Name: Managed care (Langhorne, Pa.)
Research reporting that greater body weight is associated with lower wages and employment, particularly among women, focuses on how employers perceive workers. In contrast, we examine whether workers'...
Policy Points: Improvements in reproductive health lead to improvements in women's economic empowerment. Contraceptive use improves women's agency, education, and labor force participation; higher mat...
This paper examines the impact of obesity on labour market participation among Canadian women by using various Canadian population health surveys.
There is still significant uncertainty as to whether market competition raises or lowers clinical quality in publicly funded healthcare systems. We attempted to assess the effects of market competitio...
This program encourages community members to walk approximately 1 mile to the Whitesburg Farmers Market each Thursday or Saturday. The study aims to determine if walking to the market to r...
The Tanglewood Trail Walking Program is a well established community health initiative that encourages community members to walk approximately 1 mile to the Whitesburg Farmers Market each ...
This study is evaluating the WIC Fresh Start program, a theory-driven, web-based nutrition education lesson to promote farmers' market fruit and vegetable purchases and consumption among w...
The objective of the Registry is to provide post market clinical outcome and potential health economics data and confirm the continued safety of the EpiAccess system.
This pilot study aims to introduce three interventions directed toward mitigating anemia among women in Ghana, including: 1) multi-sectoral behavior change, 2) strengthening market engagem...
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
The waist circumference measurement divided by the hip circumference measurement. For both men and women, a waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) of 1.0 or higher is considered "at risk" for undesirable health consequences, such as heart disease and ailments associated with OVERWEIGHT. A healthy WHR is 0.90 or less for men, and 0.80 or less for women. (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2004)
The health of women during PREGNANCY; childbirth and the POSTPARTUM PERIOD.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...