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This Giving Tuesday, Give From the Heart

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Giving Tuesday, a celebration that started as a day to counter the spending of Black Friday and Cyber…

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How to Talk to Your Family about Heart Health History

Approaching your loved ones and asking them about heart conditions or other diseases may be difficult. Maybe they don’t have all of the information; perhaps…

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Inequities in Health Outcomes for Women of Color

You may be familiar with the effects of factors like age and gender on people’s health. But did you know that race and ethnicity can…

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The Link Between Mental Health and Heart Disease

Multiple studies have shown a direct link between heart disease and mental health conditions like depression. In fact, 20% to 40% of patients who’ve gone…

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Women and Heart Disease

Even in 2022, despite years of women’s health advocacy, women’s health issues are often overlooked or dismissed. Heart disease, for example, is the leading cause of…

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The Link Between Heart Disease and Diabetes

Porothea was 46 years old and living with diabetes when she had a heart attack and stroke. Today she balances being a grandmother and health…

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Why Your Heart Matters Right Now

We have been trying hard to survive a pandemic in the past 16 months. For some of us, it has felt like a full-time job,…

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WomenHeart Stands with the AAPI Community

In the past weeks, we have witnessed the tragic murders of innocent people in Atlanta, most of whom were Asian women. Sadly, this attack comes…

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Heart Valve Disease – Why We Under-Diagnose and Under-Treat Women

The prevalence of heart valve disease is rising. Yet, women – and especially women of color – are more likely than men to go undiagnosed,…

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An End of Year Message

Trauma: The contents of my kitchen cabinet after it came crashing off the wall. Before we breathe a deep sigh of relief as we put…

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