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.
Take the journey with WomenHeart
Read about our story of firsts and learn about our terrific year in the 2014 WomenHeart Annual Report: Celebrating 15 Years
. Many thanks to all in our community that make advancing WomenHeart’s mission possible!
Virtual Support Network for Women Living with Afib
Register for WomenHeart’s Virtual Support Network for Women with AFib and their caregivers by visiting www.Healtheo360.com/groups! The 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.
Join the success of WomenHeart – become a member of the WomenHeart Society today
Join leaders in the field of women’s heart health as they – and you – help ensure that all women have access to prevention, early and accurate diagnosis, and proper treatment of heart disease through the mission of WomenHeart. As the nation’s most dynamic organization in women’s heart health, we now offer everyone the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women. Join today!
New Women and Heart Failure Magazette & Video Now Available
You can live with heart failure, but you need to make changes. Learn about living with heart failure from WomenHeart SAC member Mary Norine Walsh, MD and WomenHeart Champion
heart failure patients. Read it here.
Watch WomenHeart's new patient education video on heart failure in women
First National Policy & Science Summit on Women’s Cardiovascular Health Provides Roadmap to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Leading Cause of Death in Women
Experts make policy recommendations to save women’s lives through critical examination of three key questions about cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Get the full story here.
WomenHeart Announces Class of 2015 WomenHeart Champions
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is pleased to announce that 60 women living with heart disease graduated from the fall 2015 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota to become WomenHeart Champions – a national volunteer corps of women heart disease survivors trained as community educators, advocates and spokespersons to lead the fight against the leading cause of death in women – heart disease. The work of these women will change lives and communities by empowering women to take charge of their heart health. Click here for photos and complete story!
Celebrate National Cholesterol Education Month All Year!
National Cholesterol Education Month (September) extends all year when it comes to managing your blood cholesterol levels and taking care of your heart health! Download WomenHeart’s infographic on cholesterol and familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) in English and Spanish. Watch WomenHeart’s patient education video on cholesterol and FH. Learn about WomenHeart’s recommendations to improve the care of women who have high cholesterol and FH.
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, coronary artery disease in women and angina.
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.
Subscribe to Heart to Heart e-News!
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. Read WJLA-TV reporter Jennifer Donelan's blog posts about SisterMatch!
You've Got Heart Necklace Helps the Mission of WomenHeart
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.