September is National Cholesterol Education Month
High low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. Learn
to manage your LDL-C and increase your high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C)!
Welcome Class of 2014 WomenHeart Champions!
Congratulations to all the ladies who have been accepted for our fall 2014 Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic!
We look forward to training the 2014 class of WomenHeart Champions and Support Network Coordinators, the 'boots on the ground' in the fight against women's heart disease!
Meet a WomenHeart Champion!
is one of more than 650 trained WomenHeart Champions
working every day in our communities to educate the public about women and heart disease.Read about Brenda's community support work here
and learn how Brenda is making a difference for women living with heart disease.
New FDA Action Plan Will Help Close the Health Care Disparities Gap for Women and Minorities
A new action plan released by the FDA to increase the participation of women, minorities, and the elderly in research trials was welcomed by WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, American Heart Association, National Women's Health Network and Society for Women's Health Research. The groups called on the agency to implement the plan swiftly.
Faces of Austerity report examines how budget cuts affect women's heart health
WomenHeart, as part of the Coalition for Health Funding, released a report documenting the consequences of Congress' cuts to public health programs.
The cuts decrease the effectiveness of federal programs to improve women's heart health, jeopardizing the health of women. Read more about the report here. Read WomenHeart's article in the report here.
Shop at AmazonSmile to support WomenHeart
Do you shop at Amazon.com? Support WomenHeart at the same time!
Visit AmazonSmile.com and enter the username and password you use to log on to your Amazon.com account. On your first visit to AmazonSmile.com, you will be asked to select your charity of choice. Select WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, and discover the tens of millions of products that are marked as "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation."
The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of your products that are eligible for AmazonSmile donations to WomenHeart!