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Champion Spotlight: Empowering Women

While the heart disease facts and statistics are essential to Heart Month, there is, perhaps, nothing more powerful than the personal stories of women who…

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“Women’s Health Research Day” Legislation Introduced

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced a bill supporting the designation of a Women’s Health Research Day. Three years ago, Jan. 25,…

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Worse Patient Outcomes for Women – We Fight On

WomenHeart has been working against gender discrimination in heart health care for twenty years now. A new report by the Journal of the American Heart Association shows…

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Keeping Exercise Heart-Healthy in the New Year

Take Charge of Your Heart Health with Exercise The most significant barrier to exercise is not what to do, but finding the motivation to do…

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What’s Cooking? – December

Brewing with Apple Looking for a sip of something hot over the holidays? A cup of apple cider vinegar tea may be just what the…

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Judge Rules ACA Unconstitutional

Months after several states challenged the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, in court on December 14, 2018, the district court judge in Texas…

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The Power of Giving

The numbers are terrifying. There are 48 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease. As the first and only patient-centered organization for…

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A Note from Mary – December 2018

As we close out 2018 and turn our attention to welcoming in the New Year, it’s a natural time to reflect on our experiences throughout…

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December 2018 – Sharing the Voices of Native American Communities

Amy’s Advocacy Corner Heart disease is the number one killer of Native American women. As an organization dedicated to serving diverse communities of women living…

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Getting Heart Smart with Dr. Jennifer Mieres

The statistics are sobering. African-American women are more likely to die of heart disease than Caucasian women, while Hispanic women face heart disease nearly 10…

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