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Pat Eagan: Scripps Mercy Hospital and Womens Heart Health

Originally published in the Scripps Mercy Hospital  Newsletter, July 2018 No. 5 One of our own volunteers, Pat Egan a Woman Heart Champion, pictured below (second from the left),  participated…

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Hot Flash or Heart Attack? Melissa Botello’s Survivor Story

Heart disease causes one out of every four deaths of women in the United States, yet most women don’t know the symptoms. WomenHeart Champion Melissa Botello had no idea…

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Champion Spotlight: Amy Josar

“My experience at the WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium [in October of 2017] was an amazing one. I went there knowing that I would get…

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Champion Spotlight: Yesenia Araujo, “New York Strong”

“I had three heart attacks in one day,” Yesenia Araujo says. The first, she explains, happened at her home, where her boyfriend called an ambulance…

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Heart Disease and Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: WomenHeart Can Help

Originally published on ADAA.org, Anxiety and Depression Association of America Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, with 1 in 4 women dying…

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Finding Better Health Through Hope: A North Star Matters

Originally published in U.S. News & World Report I grew up in the United States, a child to first-generation immigrants from India. My parents worked…

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Women’s Health Empowerment Summit brings together women in an effort to get real about mental health, caregiving, and self-advocacy

At the Coalition for Women’s Health Equity’s recent Women’s Health Empowerment Summit in Washington, D.C., women from all standings, backgrounds, and disciplines united for a…

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Champion Spotlight: Mary Anne Norling

Pregnant with her first baby at 23 years old, Mary Anne Norling was excited and nervous, bracing herself for the Washington, D.C. summer heat when…

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Changing Misconceptions about Heart Health in Asian Indians

Written by WomenHeart Board Member Gayathri Badrinath  Originally published in hi INDiA It’s inspiring to see the ascension of Indians into the top ranks of…

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A Note from Mary – April 2018

It’s less than two weeks until our annual Wenger Awards—a memorable night meant to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of those working to improve our world…

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