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PTSD and Heart Disease: Caring for Mental Health

I am a heart disease patient, and I suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Some of it stems from experiences of cardiac arrest and surgery,…

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Champion Spotlight: A Salute to Service

As we reflect on the month of November, we’d be remiss not to mention Veterans Day and the extraordinary work our armed service members do…

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Yesenia is HeartStrong, Are You?

  #HEARTSTRONG - Yesenia's Story WomenHeart Champion Yesenia had no idea she was having a heart attack the morning she told her boyfriend she was…

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A Poem by Sonya Lucas Roberts

Strong, thriving women converged on Rochester Thursday. On October 2018, as the WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium would convene. We embarked on this journey with…

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Championing for Latina Heart Health

#HispanicHeritageMonth may be over but the work that our Latina Champions do continues! Meet Melissa Castro, one of our newest WomenHeart Champions. Following her experience…

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Champion Spotlight: Champion Hearts United

In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’d like to introduce you to Olivia Rodriguez and Leticia Madrigal, two incredible women who are pillars of their…

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Champion Spotlight: Giving Matters

When you donate to an organization like WomenHeart, you help us support, educate, and advocate on behalf of the 48 million women living with or at…

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Champion Spotlight: Corie Cutshall

“I don’t look like your typical face of heart disease,” says WomenHeart Champion Corie Cutshall. “And I definitely didn’t take it seriously because I was so young.”…

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How to Amplify Your Heart Story

The first thing WomenHeat Champion, Roxanne Watson shares with us when she picks up the phone is that she has an interview with her state…

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Healthcare: Putting the Patient First

As the rise of biotech industries merges with the United States hitting 10 million patents, the science has never been better for breakthroughs in life…

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