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

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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!


Cathy Porter


Meet a WomenHeart Champion!

Cathy Porter 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 Cathy's story and learn how Cathy 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 


Have you taken the WomenHeart survey on Cholesterol/Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

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)!
If you have high LDL-C or familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) please take the WomenHeart survey on cholesterol and FH to help us better understand these conditions.


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Do you shop at Support WomenHeart at the same time!

Visit and enter the username and password you use to log on to your account. On your first visit to, 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!    


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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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