Busy Woman’s Guide at the Lexington, KY Go Red for Women Luncheon

Lexington, Kentucky, hosted a sold-out Go Red for Women Luncheon on November 6, 2009! Nearly 500 women gathered for a educational and entertaining event featuring Eliz’s presentation, the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart and each audience member received a copy of her book. Members of the Alpha Phi Sorority from Kentucky University in…

Why You Should Care About Health Care Reform: Busy Woman’s Guide to Health

I had the opportunity to hear Senator Russ Feingold talk today at a luncheon in Madison. Before the lunch he asked me, “what are you hearing? What are your people thinking about the health care issue?” He’s worried the public will to do something about health care is waning. The people who are showing up…

Busy Woman’s Guide at the Women of Influence Luncheon

Eliz presented the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart at the Women of Influence Luncheon at the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Milwaukee, WI on Thursday, July 16th. Were you in the audience? Leave a comment below about what you learned and receive a free copy of Move More: The Busy Woman’s Guide to an…

Change has begun: Federal Tobacco Tax Increase

After years of letter writing, e-mail sending, and legislative office visits, yesterday, without much hand-wringing or fanfare, the federal tobacco tax was increased by 62 cents per pack! This is great news – as we know when tobacco tax increases: adults quit smoking children don’t start millions of lives will be saved due to a…

HEART for Women Act Passes House

Good news! The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelminlgly to pass the HEART for Women Act. Now on to the Senate!! Four members of Wisconsin’s delegation to the U.S. House have co-sponsored the legislation, including: Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison; Ron Kind, D-LaCrosse; Steve Kagen, D-Appleton; and Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee. The Heart for Women Act takes a…

Smoking: The Fast Track to a Heart Attack

Counting on estrogen to keep heart disease at bay? Better think again! A new study reveals women who smoke have heart attacks more than a decade earlier than those who don’t smoke. Most women think estrogen protects them from a heart attack until very late in life, but a study presented to the European Society…

Good Health is a Journey

Are you prepared for the journey of a healthy lifestyle? Good health isn’t a destination. You can’t develop good strategies and then one day say, “There, I did it. I’m healthy. Now I can stop!” Developing good habits for a lifetime is the key to maintaining a body capable of taking you where you want…

Lance Armstrong Supports Breathe Free Wisconsin Act

Guess who is coming to Madison to help Wisconsin pass a statewide clean-indoor air act? YES! Lance Armstong!!! “Smoking is the leading avoidable cause of cancer,” said Lance Armstrong, Founder and Chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation. “That’s why the Breathe Free Wisconsin Act is so important to the people of this great state. I…