Many May publications focus on Mother's Day and many Mother's Day stories focus on women's health. The Society for Women's Health Research is gearing up for May and is available as a resource for you.

May 8-14: National Women's Health Week

May 10: "Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day," the Society's National Health Observance to draw attention to biological health differences between women and men.

May 10: News Conference on National Institutes of Health Funding Patterns:SWHR will release a report that analyzes the National Institutes of Health's funding of studies that explore health differences between women and men. At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., experts will discuss the results, which may surprise you. The report focuses on individual institutes that have excelled in this area, as well as institutes that may regularly overlook the need for more research that examines sex differences in health. Reporters unable to attend will be able to call in, listen and ask questions during the press conference.

SWHR staff experts are available to discuss these and other women's health issues. Health differences between women and men affect virtually every major organ system and are present in symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Let SWHR help you inform readers about "sex differences" in health.