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As a hub for community wellness and a convenient resource for health-related information, North Shore-LIJ offers a variety of comprehensive health education programs. We are committed to improving the health of everyone in our neighborhoods by offering a range of programs and events to help everyone in our communities live their healthiest lives.

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Do you have a women's health question that you'd like to ask a clinical expert? Please submit your question here and responses to selected questions will be posted on our site under Expert Insight. Visit the site regularly to see the latest health tips and answers to questions from you and all of our visitors.

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Find research studies related to Women's Health issues that are currently being conducted. You might even want to participate in a study to potentially find ways to provide better future care for yourself or others.

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    Go Red for Women

    North Shore-LIJ is proud to support the American Heart Association and its successful GO RED FOR WOMEN movement to improve women’s heart health Click here for a schedule of activities.

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    Create Your Weight™ program

    The Katz Institute for Women’s Health is now offering the Create Your Weight™ program, which can help you lose weight and make healthy lifestyle changes.

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    Focus on Heart Health

    Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book: Every Woman's Guide to a Heart Healthy Life empowers women to keep their hearts and themselves healthy. See Dr. Steinbaum on Focus on Health to learn more.

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    Wear your support for Women's Health

    London Jewelers and the Katz Institute for Women's Health present a limited edition pearl and diamond pin collection designed exclusively to support women's health and wellness efforts.

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    Peer led support groups for women living with heart disease.

    The WomenHeart support network is open to women who have experienced a heart attack, suffer from any cardiac condition, or are at risk for heart disease.

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Create Your Weight: Lose Weight for Life

Now that the holiday parties are over, we have little excuse to keep piling our plates and reaching for our favorite treats. (We feel your pain.) But old habits die hard. It can be a real challenge to change our ways and resist temptation, no matter how much we want to lose weight. To get […]

3 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

1. Create your weight: KIWH is offering a 12-week course to help you lose weight and make healthy lifestyle changes. The course, developed and taught by registered dietitians, offers you the information and inspiration to get to your ideal weight – and stay there. Register for either an afternoon session or an evening session.

2. Pack it up: Love to eat out but hate the extra calories that come with your favorite restaurant meal? Choose steamed, broiled or stir-fried options rather than fried or creamy ones. Ask for a take-out container when your meal arrives so you can take half your meal home to enjoy the next day. Learn more about healthy nutrition .

3. Weight it out: Adding strength training to your exercise routine is a great way to improve your heart health and metabolism and burn a lot of calories. Try lifting free weights or get down for stomach crunches and push-ups for 20 minutes twice a week. You’ll see and feel a difference. Learn more about heart healthy exercise.