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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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    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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3 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

1. A rainbow a day: Fruits and vegetables are low in calories but high in fiber and nutrients. Aim to add at least one fruit or veggie to each meal, like avocado in your sandwich, red peppers on your pasta or blueberries in your oatmeal. Choose fruit and vegetables from all the colors of the rainbow to maximize your nutrient profile. Learn more nutrition tips.

2. Everybody get footloose: The weather outside may be frightful, but don’t let that stop you from exercising. Find indoor activities that get your heart pumping, like power walking at the mall, swimming at an indoor pool or kicking up your heels at a dance class. Learn more ways to stay fit.

3. Breathe easy: Kicking a smoking habit is one of the best things you can do for your heart health. Steer clear of temptation by visiting places where smoking isn’t allowed, like your local library, a museum exhibit or a fun boutique. Learn more about heart health.