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WomenHeart Champions Featured at Cardiovascular Policy Summit

On May 16, 2019, WomenHeart participated in a Cardiovascular Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The event brought together patient advocates, health care providers, federal officials,…

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Tell Members of Congress to Support the MOMMA’s Act

#HEARTSTRONG - Pam's Story Pam is not alone in experiencing a complication during pregnancy related to her heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of…

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Champion Spotlight: Put Your Best Foot Forward

WomenHeart Champion Darlene Scott doesn’t let heart disease define her, she keeps moving forward; one foot in front of the other. And, this National Minority…

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Women with Heart Disease: Ask Your Doctor about Getting Pneumococcal Vaccines

Barbara Fleeman spent two years feeling sick and weak with no answers until a cardiologist finally gave her a diagnosis of heart disease. Having an…

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Recognizing Black Maternal Health Week

While the United States has one of the highest maternal mortality rates among developed countries, Black women are disproportionately impacted, regardless of income, socioeconomic status,…

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Diverse Women Leaders Making History for Heart Health

Not only were a record 127 women sworn in as members of Congress in January, a majority of the new women members were women of…

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A Thank You to Physicians

Physicians dedicate their lives and careers to caring for others. Today on National Doctors’ Day, we are recognizing these healthcare providers for their medical expertise…

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ACA is Nine Years Old and Still Top of Mind for Lawmakers

Amy’s Advocacy Corner   On March 23, 2019, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) celebrated its ninth anniversary. In those nine years, the ACA has been…

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Champion Spotlight: We Are Heart Sisters

“When I was accepted to attend the WomenHeart Science and Leadership Training, it was like winning the lottery,” says WomenHeart Champion Jody Knack. “WomenHeart is doing great work and more people…

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MOMMA Act Recognizes Threat of Heart Disease in Pregnancy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in pregnant and postpartum women. That’s why WomenHeart supports the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness…

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