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Advocacy in Action

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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New Policies May Undermine Patient Protections

On Oct. 22, the Administration issued guidance that could impact women with heart disease. It would expand states’ ability to change some aspects of their…

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CMS Guidance Puts Millions of Americans at Risk

New administration guidance, released on October 22, 2018, could send us back to days where pre-existing conditions were openly discriminated against, costing millions of Americans…

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Patient Story: The Value of Insurance

#DefendPreEx: Jill's Story   Watch WomenHeart Champion Jill as she shares the value of having health insurance. She talks about the fear of what could happen if…

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WomenHeart SAC Member Receives High Honors

Congratulations to WomenHeart Science Advisory Council member Rita Redberg, M.D. on her induction into the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Dr. Redberg was actually elected to the…

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Congress is working on legislation that could help us live longer

Population experts say life expectancy in the United States has decreased in recent years, and America has fallen behind other developed nations. On Oct. 5,…

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Make Your Voice Heard

#DefendPreEx: Ingrid's Story   On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the U.S. Senate voted on a resolution introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) that would have overturned…

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