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.
Science & Leadership Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities
WomenHeart invites all interested partners to join us in supporting the 2014 Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
If you are interested in partnering on WomenHeart's signature program and contributing to the advancement of women's heart health, review available opportunities and partner benefits or to contact Mary McGowan, Chief Operating Officer!