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.
Burlington Stores Donate a Record Breaking $1.8 Million to WomenHeart
This year marked the 5 year anniversary of the WomenHeart and Burlington Stores' heart health awareness campaign for women. This year's campaign raised a record breaking $1.8 million to advance WomenHeart's patient education and support services. Read the press release in English! Read the press release in Spanish!
WomenHeart Releases Recommendations from Policy & Science Summit
WomenHeart held a Congressional briefing on Tuesday, May 17 to release the policy and research recommendations formulated by the experts and the women heart patients who attended the First Policy & Science Summit on Women's Cardiovascular Health in October 2015. Read the press release!
2016 WomenHeart Wenger Awardees Announced
On Monday, May 16, 2016, WomenHeart recognized two individuals and an organization for their leadership in advancing women's heart health at the 16th Annual Wenger Awards at Union Station's East Hall in Washington, DC. Read the press release!
Applications Now Accepted for Fall 2016 Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic!
Encourage your hospital to join WomenHeart's National Hospital Alliance and apply for this nationally renowned training program for women living with heart disease. Read the press release! Visit www.womenheart.org/thrive to get started!
I have heart disease. . . Now what?
After being diagnosed with heart disease, many women experience feelings of isolation and depression. Talking with someone who’s been there can make a difference in emotional recovery. WomenHeart has a unique model utilizing a series of peer to peer programs specifically designed to educate and support you each step of your heart health journey. Click here to learn how you can not only live with heart disease--you can thrive.
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!
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. English materials on HeartScarves available here. Information in English on SisterMatch is available here.
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, heart failure, heart valve disease, cholesterol, medication adherence, coronary artery disease in women and angina.
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! Read about the National Hospital Alliance in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine!
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.