Welcome to Indiana LULAC Women!
National Women’s Health Week:
*May 9-15, 2004*
National Women’s Check-Up Day (May 9-15) is a nationwide effort led by the
Health and Human Services. The purpose of the
National Women’s Check-Up Day
is to emphasize the importance of getting regular check-ups and
screenings for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke and HIV
sexually transmitted diseases.
Many hospitals and clinics will be having health screenings and you
can check with your local hospital for times and
dates. If you need further information you can log onto the Health
and Human services
Sponsor Free Mammograms!
your fellow Latinas by visiting
The Breast Cancer Site.
The purpose of this site is to fund free mammograms for those who
cannot afford them. Experts suggest that early detection by
way of self exams and mammograms are the #1 line of defense
against breast cancer. Simply visit the site and click on
the pink "Fund Free Mammograms"
also offers a full line of breast cancer awareness and pink ribbon
products ranging from jewelry to attire, all supporting the
funding of free mammograms.
CAPTIONED MEDIA PROGRAM:
you or someone you know suffers from hearing loss, visit
cfv.org, the home of the
Captioned Media Program (CMP). The CMP provides a
free-loan media program of over 4,000 open-captioned titles
(videos, CD-ROM, and DVD), many of which are in Spanish. Deaf
and hard of hearing persons, teachers, parents, and others may
borrow materials. There are no rental, registration, or postage
fees. Several hundred titles are also streamed on the CMP
of the Captioned Media Program (CMP) is to provide all
persons who are deaf or hard of hearing awareness of and
equal access to communication and learning through the use
of captioned educational media and supportive collateral
materials. The ultimate goal of the CMP is to permit media
to be an integral part in the lifelong learning process for
all stakeholders in the deaf and hard of hearing community:
adults, students, parents, and educators."