Are you one of the 42 million women in the US living with heart disease?

WomenHeart is here for you.

Join us today and get the support you deserve!

 

 

Am I having a heart attack?

Research indicates that women often times do not recognize the signs of a heart attack and therefore are not sure when to call 9-1-1. If you think you are having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 now. If you are looking for information about signs and symptoms of heart attacks in women, click here to learn more.

 

AFib and Stroke Risk in Women: What You Need to Know

First Virtual Support Network for Women with AFib launches; new AFib patient education materials now available

Register for WomenHeart’s First Virtual Support Network for Women with AFib and their caregivers by visiting www.Healtheo360.com/groups! The new WomenHeart Virtual Support Network is part of WomenHeart’s national patient and public education campaign about AFib and stroke risk in women and is designed to provide critical education and emotional support to women living with this condition. Read the press release and register today at www.Healtheo360.com/groups! As part of the campaign, WomenHeart has produced educational materials on AFib and stroke risk in women in English and Spanish.

 

 

National Survey Seeks To Better Understand Patient Support Needs Of Multicultural Women Living With Heart Disease

WomenHeart leads national effort to provide free patient support services to multicultural women living with heart disease

WomenHeart today launched a national patient survey that will glean important information to better understand the patient support needs of multicultural women living with heart disease – the leading cause of death in women. The survey results will be used to help develop patient support programs for these women and empower them to take charge of their heart health. If you are a woman who is non-Caucasian / non-White; African American/Black, Hispanic/Latina, Asian/Asian American, American Indian/Native American/Alaska Native/Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander; can be bi-racial or multi-racial; have experienced a heart event, diagnosis or procedure; 18 years of age or older; able to read or comprehend English or Spanish; and have access to the Internet and/or a telephone, then take the survey in English  or Spanish; or call : 1-800-336-4797. Read the press release to learn more.
 

Womenheart To Host First National Policy & Science Summit On Women’s Cardiovascular Health

Commentary about the history of the women’s heart health movement and Summit published in the September/October journal Women’s Health Issues
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease today announced that it will host the first National Policy & Science Summit on Women’s Cardiovascular Health, October 26-27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The event is presented in a commentary, Taking a Giant Step Toward Women’s Heart Health: Finding Policy Solutions to Unanswered Research Questions, which is a history of the 30 year women’s heart health movement, and is published in the September/October issue of Women’s Health Issues, the official journal of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. View the press release here.
 

 

WomenHeart invites the Spanish speaking community to get involved with HeartScarves and SisterMatch

New Spanish language materials about these two popular patient support programs now available. Learn more about how you can be involved – HeartScarves and SisterMatch.

New patient education materials now available for women!

New WomenHeart patient education materials available for women! Learn about how to take charge of your heart health, cholesterol, medication adherence, and coronary artery disease in women

WomenHeart Announces 8 National Hospital Alliance Membership Grant Recipients to Advance Women’s Heart Health in Underserved Communities

Hospitals to receive life-changing program for women living with heart disease
Thanks to a generous grant from the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation through its Every Heartbeat Matters initiative, WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announced today that it has awarded eight National Hospital Alliance membership grants to hospitals in underserved communities to provide much-needed support and education to their women heart patients. Get the full story here.

 

Join the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance

Bring WomenHeart resources to your hospital by joining the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance, a partnership between WomenHeart and progressive hospitals committed to gender specific cardiovascular care, advancing women’s heart health, and saving women’s lives! Learn more today and contact us for a personal presentation. 

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Register for free to become a member of WomenHeart and every month you'll receive an advance copy of the new issue of Heart to Heart, our informative e-newsletter.  Sample the current issue here.

 

Support for women living with heart disease

Are you a woman living with heart disease that would like the support of other women living with heart disease? Check out these links for WomenHeart’s nationally available free patient support services – Support Networks, SisterMatch, HeartScarves, and online support community.

 

You've Got Heart Necklace Helps the Mission of WomenHeart

You've Got Heart NecklaceThis beautiful sterling silver heart and leather strand necklace from Silpada is a stylish way to show your support of women with heart disease. 
 
Silpada will donate $10 from every purchase of the necklace in 2015 to WomenHeart.
 
The "You've Got Heart" necklace is available for purchase on the Silpada website

 

Burlington Stores and WomenHeart: Committed to Women's Heart Health

Burlington and WomenHeart’s partnership expands education, awareness and support for women living with and at risk for heart disease nationwide. Read more details in the press release. Press release in Spanish.     

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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization with thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, health care providers, advocates and consumers committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the 42 million American women living with, or at risk of heart disease. Our programs are made possible by donations, grants and corporate partnerships.

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