Heart Stories

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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The Value of WomenHeart Champions

I have a purpose to share my heart story and save lives. I am a WomenHeart Champion, a heart disease survivor, cardiovascular research advocate for women…

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Pat Eagan: Scripps Mercy Hospital and Womens Heart Health

Originally published in the Scripps Mercy Hospital  Newsletter, July 2018 No. 5 One of our own volunteers, Pat Egan a Woman Heart Champion, pictured below (second from the left),  participated…

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Champion Spotlight: Amy Josar

“My experience at the WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium [in October of 2017] was an amazing one. I went there knowing that I would get…

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Champion Spotlight: Yesenia Araujo, “New York Strong”

“I had three heart attacks in one day,” Yesenia Araujo says. The first, she explains, happened at her home, where her boyfriend called an ambulance…

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Heart Disease and Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: WomenHeart Can Help

Originally published on ADAA.org, Anxiety and Depression Association of America Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, with 1 in 4 women dying…

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Finding Better Health Through Hope: A North Star Matters

Originally published in U.S. News & World Report I grew up in the United States, a child to first-generation immigrants from India. My parents worked…

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Champion Spotlight: Mary Anne Norling

Pregnant with her first baby at 23 years old, Mary Anne Norling was excited and nervous, bracing herself for the Washington, D.C. summer heat when…

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Healing After Heart Disease: How One Woman is Giving Back

WomenHeart offers social and emotional support services in all shapes and sizes. We try to make it as simple as possible to connect you with…

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Champion Spotlight: Q&A with Dawn Manogue

We met with WomenHeart Champion, Dawn Manogue and her 17-year-old daughter Lily at the Burlington Stores heart screening in Hartford, Connecticut to discuss how advocacy…

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