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WomenHeart sends its members an informative monthly newsletter with the latest medical and science news on women's heart disease. Click the links below to explore our exclusive articles on a wide variety of topics that can help you stay heart-healthy. And become a member today so you can get this informative newsletter in your inbox every month!

Doctors, Pharmacists, and Medication:

Blood thinners and mammograms
Checking Up on Doctor’s Visits
Does an aspirin regimen benefit women?
Does your doctor hear your voice?
How your OB-GYN can help determine your risk of CVD
Integrative Medicine
Is it wise to immunize?: Vaccinations and heart disease
Medication Madness! 
Rejected by the Dentist! Heart attacks, dental health, and urban myths

Emotional Wellbeing:

Heartaches and Heart Disease: The physical effects of depression on a woman’s heart

Women and Work Stress

Exercise:

Feeling the burn as the weather cools down: A primer for staying on track with winter exercise
• Hot & Heart-Healthy Tips for Summer Exercise

In the Swim: Water Workout

Make your week a Grand Slam kind of week

New Year’s Resolution #1: Get more exercise

Lifestyle:

Moms With Heart: Motherly Advice About Living With HD
Pack and Play: Heart-Smart Tips for Summer Trips
Pollution Increases Heart Disease Risks
Ready, Set, GO! How getting organized can be heart-healthy
What’s Your Sleep Number?: How sleep — or the lack of it — increases heart disease risk in women
When I’m 64: Aging, Heart Disease, and You

 

Medical Conditions:

Ah-choo! Hay fever, heart disease, and all kinds of allergies
Are you too old to be treated for high blood pressure? New ACC/AHA recommendations say no
Baby and me and heart disease makes three: Pregnancy Health and Heart Disease
"Chest Pain in Hot Weather” — Prinzmetal’s Angina?
Diabetes and Heart Disease: Double Trouble for Women
Feeling more pain? It might be your hair
New study shows women are succeeding with heart failure treatment
Shorter Days, Higher Cholesterol: As summer ends, keep an eye on those lipids
That Flutter in Your Heart: Are You In Love or Is It AFib?

 

Minorities and Heart Disease:

Minority Report: Black Women, Latinas Face Higher HD Risks, Don’t Trust Doctors (includes interview with Dr. Jennifer Mieres)

Nutrition:

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

Atrial Fibrillation and Caffeine

Beyond Bananas: Potassium Supplements

Embracing the Change: How Food Can Be Your Friend (includes interview with nutritionist Penny Kris-Etherton)

Fish Oil, Flaxseed, and Fatty Acids: How to supplement your diet for optimal heart health (includes interview with nutritionist Penny Kris-Etherton)

• Hold the salt - become aware and learn how to decrease sodium

• How to enjoy a guilt-free Thanksgiving dinner

"How would you like that cooked?” — a handy primer on heart-healthy cooking techniques

More evidence for the health benefits of nuts and peanuts

On Your Mark, Get Set, Substitute! — how to use substitutions to make your favorite recipes heart-healthy

• Pick a Peck of Protein — protein-rich vegetables that pack a punch

• Quench Your Thirst

Salt 101: What you need to know

Supersize Your Heart with Superfoods

• Take Good Care of Your Good Cholesterol

The Mediterranean Diet: More Than Just Olive Oil


Research and trends:

Trends In Women’s Heart Health (includes interview with Dr. Tracy Stevens)
Updated secondary guidelines promote cardiac rehab, lifestyle changes

Women and Heart Disease Make Headlines Around the World: Progress in some areas, setbacks in others dominate research findings

• New guidelines released by AHA, ACC highlight expanded use of statins

 

Smoking:

Quittin’ Time: Ditching the cigarette habit may be tougher for women, but don’t give up

The Smoking Gun : Cigarettes, women, and why quitting matters

Technology and Heart Disease:

Casting a Web: How to get good medical information from the internet

Internet Support Groups: Surfing the web to combat isolation




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