Advocacy in Action

WomenHeart Hosts Hill Briefing on Women’s Inclusion in Heart Research

As we close out Heart Month 2019, WomenHeart hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill focused on Women’s Inclusion in Cardiovascular Research. Partnering with the American…

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House Committees Focus Attention on ACA and Pre-existing Conditions

Amy’s Advocacy Corner Over the last few weeks, different House committees have held hearings about the Affordable Care Act and provisions that protect people with…

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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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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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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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Forging New Paths for Native American Heart Health

On December 5, WomenHeart collaborated with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to co-host a Convening on Native American Women’s Heart Health in Washington, DC.…

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November 2018 – Joining Forces for PAD

Amy’s Advocacy Update Earlier this month, WomenHeart hosted a convening on women and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). We brought together health care providers and advocates…

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Smart Marketing and the Future of Precision Health

As healthcare rapidly moves toward a more tech-driven structure, many leaders are looking to preserve the classic ‘bedside manner’ of its past. WomenHeart attended the…

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Striving to Improve Heart Health Outcomes For Minority Patients

As we celebrate World Diabetes Day, we’re reminded of the significance of health awareness. With more than 100 million Americans living with diabetes or pre-diabetes,…

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October 2018 – It’s Not Too Late to Take Action

Over the past month, we have been bringing you videos of WomenHeart Champions speaking about the importance of protections that ensure people with pre-existing conditions, like heart…

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