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Advocacy in Action

New Regulations Threaten Low-Income Women’s Health Care

Health care clinics that serve low-income women are a critical resource for many communities. In particular, family planning clinics that receive federal support through the…

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Increasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehab Care

A new bill introduced by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Adrian Smith (R-NE), HR 3911, would increase access to cardiac rehabilitation for women with Medicare.…

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WomenHeart Champions Affecting Change

WomenHeart was founded out of passion – three women’s desire to support other women with heart disease and to create change. They wanted address gender…

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Lowering Drug Costs for Medicare Recipients

Women with heart disease are all too familiar with pharmacy counters, health insurance policies and costs for prescription drugs. That’s why we’re paying close attention…

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WomenHeart Takes to Capitol Hill

Just hours after celebrating the Wenger Awards in Washington, DC, WomenHeart was on Capitol Hill advocating for policies to support women living with and at…

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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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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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