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University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road
Newark DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-6974
TDD: 302-831-4689
Email: info@gohdwd.org

Women Be Healthy: A Promising Intervention to Promote Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Intellectual Disabilities

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

2:00 p.m. ET – 3:00 p.m. ET

Susan Parish, Director of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University will review the Women Be Healthy project and test results. The Women Be Healthy project helps women with intellectual disabilities to better […]

Improving access to mammography for women with disabilities

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to encourage breast cancer screenings among women with disabilities through the Right to Know Campaign. In the United States in 2008, women with a disability aged 50-74 reported a lower rate of mammography use than women without a disability of the same ages (78.1% vs. […]

Delaware campaigning to boost enrollment in Text4Baby

Pregnant women and new moms get free health text messages. Text “BABY” to 511411 or go to www.text4baby.org. TEXT4BABY state enrollment contest ends 10/20. Delaware is so close to ranking in the top 3 for registered moms. Share this message and get more moms connected! Learn more at http://www.gohdwd.org/health-care/devscreen/text-4-baby/ or contact Karen Zalewski at (302) […]