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The Link Between Heart Disease and Diabetes

Porothea was 46 years old and living with diabetes when she had a heart attack and stroke. Today she balances being a grandmother and health…

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Why Your Heart Matters Right Now

We have been trying hard to survive a pandemic in the past 16 months. For some of us, it has felt like a full-time job,…

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Taking Stock of Heart Health Policy

If it wasn’t already high on the legislative agenda, health policy certainly took the spotlight in the last year and a half as the world…

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WomenHeart Stands with the AAPI Community

In the past weeks, we have witnessed the tragic murders of innocent people in Atlanta, most of whom were Asian women. Sadly, this attack comes…

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Heart Valve Disease – Why We Under-Diagnose and Under-Treat Women

The prevalence of heart valve disease is rising. Yet, women – and especially women of color – are more likely than men to go undiagnosed,…

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An End of Year Message

Trauma: The contents of my kitchen cabinet after it came crashing off the wall. Before we breathe a deep sigh of relief as we put…

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Showing Gratitude for WomenHeart Champions

WomenHeart of Miami Champions & Virtual Support Network connecting from a distance As we head into a season of thanks, WomenHeart would like to express…

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A Special Week for WomenHeart

There has been so much to endure this year – a pandemic the likes of which we haven’t seen in a century, deep economic stagnation…

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A Patient-First Policy Agenda for the First 100 Days

WomenHeart joined 33 organizations representing millions of people with pre-existing conditions in releasing our top policy priorities for the next Administration related to access to…

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Reflections on a Legacy

With the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, I wanted to use her words to narrate my own journey to WomenHeart as well as our…

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