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Legislative News
Thursday, April 03, 2014   (2 Comments - view/add)
WomenHeart CEO makes presentation at FDA hearing »
The Food and Drug Administration heard oral presentations on April 1, 2014 at a public hearing to "obtain input on the iss...
Thursday, February 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WomenHeart joins Rep. DeLauro to request answers from FDA on drug & medical device approval process »
Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) released a letter today to Margaret Hamburg, MD, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administra...
Monday, September 30, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WomenHeart joins other heart & women's health organizations in support of new FDA report »
A new report, required by a Congressional provision in the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012,...
Tuesday, August 06, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WomenHeart at the White House to learn about ACA »
Our CEO Lisa Tate visited the White House on July 18th to hear the President talk about the continuing roll-out of provisi...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Sequestration affects medical funding for all - help "Stop The Cuts" »
WomenHeart has joined with the  Coalition for Health Funding  on a campaign to "Stop The Cuts”, an effort to ave...

Medical & Science News
Monday, December 30, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines released »
New guidelines established by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and endorsed by WomenH...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month »
Sudden cardiac arrest  (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing up to 350,000 people annuall...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Clinical trial opportunity for heart disease survivors »
Residents of the Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD metropolitan area may be eligible to participate in a new genetic re...

Healthcare News
Monday, February 10, 2014
WomenHeart commends new AHA/ASA guidelines for stroke prevention in women »
WomenHeart: The National Coalition of Women with Heart Disease commends the release of the American Heart Association and...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Attention all Medicare beneficiaries! New services being covered »
Two new services to address cardiovascular disease and obesity are now being covered by the Medicare program: Intensiv...
Friday, May 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AACVPR provides searchable directory for cardiac patients »
The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation provides a searchble online directory as a re...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
High Cost of Medications Getting You Down? Try a Co-Pay Card. »
If your doctor wants to prescribe specific medications that don't fit in your budget, you may want to consider getting...

Partner News
Friday, January 31, 2014
WomenHeart & Burlington launch nationwide Heart of Style Tour »
Designed to raise awareness about the importance of women’s heart health, WomenHeart and Burlington team up for the third...
Monday, January 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Silpada Designs launches "From the Heart" promotion to benefit WomenHeart »
Silpada Designs, an international direct-selling jewelry company, has just launched its "From the Heart" promotion to bene...
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Get your Heart Attack Preparedness Kits today! »
For just a $5 donation to WomenHeart, Bayer® Aspirin will send you up to 10  Heart Attack Preparedness Kits  ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
WomenHeart Joins AMGA's Measure Up/Pressure Down Campaign »
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) announced today that WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart...
Thursday, June 13, 2013
WomenHeart launches first national afib-stroke educational initiative for Hispanic women »
A new  national initiative  about atrial fibrillation and stroke risk for Hispanic women launched on Tuesday, Ma...

Program News
Tuesday, November 12, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WomenHeart announces 2013 class of WomenHeart Champions »
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is pleased to announce that 23 women living with heart dis...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Applications Now Being Accepted for 2013 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic »
Are you a woman living with heart disease who would like to apply to attend WomenHeart’s Science & Leadership Sym...

General News
Tuesday, February 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WomenHeart Champion Mildred Rodriguez receives Red Dress Award »
A passionate advocate for educating Hispanic-American women about their unique risk for heart disease, WomenHeart's Mildre...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
WomenHeart applauds CVS Caremark’s decision to phase out the sale of tobacco products »
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease applauds CVS Caremark’s decision to phase out the sale of...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
WomenHeart "Walks to Wellness" with US Surgeon General »
We had a lot of fun on July 10th on the Walk to Wellness with U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, who will soo...
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
WomenHeart Wins “Full Circle Award” »
WomenHeart is honored to have been chosen for the Full Circle Award at the 4th M2W®- HWTM – The Marketing He...
Thursday, April 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Shout-Out to WomenHeart Volunteers! »
Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week! The important work of promoting women's heart health could not happen with...

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4/28/2014
WomenHeart of Miami en Español Support Network

4/28/2014
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5/5/2014
WomenHeart of Fox Valley-PM Support Network Meeting

5/5/2014
WomenHeart of Overland Park Support Network Meeting

5/6/2014
WomenHeart of Fox Valley-AM Support Network Meeting

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