Advocacy in Action

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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A Heart Disease Message for Hispanics

More than 100 people learned about heart disease and Latinas during Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday Oct. 6 at Univision’s Unision Feria de Salud hosted…

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The Long Fight Against Short Term Duration Plans

Legislation Rejects Inadequate Insurance Plans that Discriminate Against Women with Heart Disease On Oct. 2, a new federal regulation that authorizes the expanded use of short-term,…

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September 2018 – Keeping Voices Heard in Congress

Amy’s Advocacy Corner One of WomenHeart’s policy and advocacy priorities is to make sure members of Congress hear the voices of women with heart disease…

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Leading Cardiologists Outline Why Health Care Policy Matters to Women with Heart Disease

WomenHeart advisors Dr. Nanette Wenger and Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, along with Dr. Beverly H. Lorell, recently published an article in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation, making…

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ACT for Better Diagnosis

The majority of Americans will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime. For many women with heart disease, they know all too well…

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Improving Timely Diagnosis for Patients

As members of the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, WomenHeart ensures that the voices of women heart patients are included in the work to improve the…

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