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Advocacy in Action

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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August 2018 – Defending Patient Protections

Amy’s Advocacy Update WomenHeart continues our work to ensure that all women living with and at risk of heart disease can get the health care…

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#DefendPreEx: Why Heart Health Matters

Everyone needs health insurance, but never is that more real than after being diagnosed with a heart condition. The Affordable Care Act was instrumental in…

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Living Well with AFib

Did you know that women with AFib are more likely than men with AFib to have a stroke; Afib is the leading cause of debilitating stroke in women;…

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July 2018 – Navigator Program for Health Insurance

Amy’s Advocacy Update One of WomenHeart’s priorities is to ensure that all women living with or at risk of heart disease have access to insurance…

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