Women’s Health Week May 14-20 in Davis, CA

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“In the Studio” Talks About Women’s Health Week: May 14-20

Events in Davis

A new episode of locally produced “In the Studio” brings awareness to National Women’s Health Week, with specific emphasis on women’s heart health. 

“In the Studio” is a local TV series produced at Davis Media Access (DMA), the non-profit community media center serving Yolo County. The program provides local newsmakers and community organizations with easy ways to promote their activities and events. 

Episode #713 features an interview with Dr. Amparo Villablanca, MD and Director, UC Davis Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program, and Heather Caswell, Owner and Style Coach at The Wardrobe in Downtown Davis, and regionally recognized women’s heart health advocate. Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts.  Villablanca and Caswell discuss their particular work on behalf of women’s cardiovascular health, research done on women’s heart health and preventive steps to take. 

In a related event, on Saturday, May 20, The Wardrobe will sponsor “Celebrate the Healthy You,” from 12-4 p.m. at the store located at 204 E Street in Downtown Davis. The event features interactive heart stations and free giveaways, and attendees can get information about fostering good heart health. Find out more at thewardrobe.com

National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to encourage women to take steps to improve their health. The 18th annual National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 14, and is celebrated through May 20, 2017. 

DMA produces four segments of ITS each month, using the recording sessions as a hands-on learning lab for local residents interested in media production. “In the Studio” airs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7 p.m. on DCTV, Comcast Channel 15, and on demand at Menu 99 on AT&T’s U-verse. Episode schedules are available and are archived at https://dctv.davismedia.org/content/studio-2017.


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