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WomenHeart Announces Grant Applications Now Being Accepted For National Hospital Alliance Memberships

Grants Will Support Hospital Efforts to Advance Women’s Heart Health and Address Heart Valve Disease in Underserved Communities. Read the press release!

The American Health Care Act Does Not Improve Healthcare Access For Women With Heart Disease

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is opposed to The American Health Care Act, because it does not improve access to quality, affordable healthcare for women with heart disease. Read the press release!

WomenHeart Issues Policy Recommendations To Improve Access To Health Care For Women With Heart Disease

Recommendations Follow Survey and Focus Group Feedback, Indicating that Women Consistently Experience Cost and Access Issues, Even When Insured. Read the press release!

WomenHeart Announces 2017 Wenger Award Winners

Honor Recognizes Those Making Extraordinary Contributions to Advancing
Women’s Heart Health in Underserved Communities. Read the press release!

Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic

Hospitals Encouraged to Nominate Patients for Nationally-Renowned Training Program for Women Living with Heart Disease. Read the press release!

WomenHeart Announces its Most Significant Donation in the Fight Against Heart Disease in Women

Funds Donated through Burlington Stores Support Education and Resources for Women Living with or at Risk of Heart Disease. Read the press release!

Patient Update: Guidelines for Treatment of Heart Failure

Two new drugs were recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in treating heart failure. Learn more!

Eleven Major Patient Groups Outline Joint Position on Health Care Reform

A coalition of eleven nonpartisan patient groups today laid out a joint set of goals they want Congress to focus on as it considers changes to the Affordable Care Act. Read the press release! 

New Online Communities Bring “Virtual” Support to Women with Heart Disease

WomenHeart Teams with Peer Support Solutions to Connect Women with Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and General Heart Disease to Educators, Mentors and Other Survivors. Read the press release!

Am I having a heart attack?

Research indicates that women often times do not recognize the signs of a heart attack and therefore are not sure when to call 9-1-1. If you think you are having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 now. If you are looking for information about signs and symptoms of heart attacks in women, click here to learn more.

 

I have heart disease. . . Now what?

After being diagnosed with heart disease, many women experience feelings of isolation and depression. Talking with someone who’s been there can make a difference in emotional recovery. WomenHeart has a unique model utilizing a series of peer to peer programs specifically designed to educate and support you each step of your heart health journey. Click here to learn how you can not only live with heart disease--you can thrive.

New patient education materials now available for women!

New WomenHeart patient education materials available for women! Learn about how to take charge of your heart healthheart failureheart valve diseasecholesterol, medication adherencecoronary artery disease in women and angina

Join the success of WomenHeart – become a member of the WomenHeart Society today

Join leaders in the field of women’s heart health as they – and you – help ensure that all women have access to prevention, early and accurate diagnosis, and proper treatment of heart disease through the mission of WomenHeart. As the nation’s most dynamic organization in women’s heart health, we now offer everyone the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women.  Join today!

Join the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance

Bring WomenHeart resources to your hospital by joining the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance, a partnership between WomenHeart and progressive hospitals committed to gender-specific cardiovascular care, advancing women’s heart health, and saving women’s lives! Read about the National Hospital Alliance in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine!

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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization with thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, health care providers, advocates and consumers committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the 43 million American women living with, or at risk of heart disease. Our programs are made possible by donations, grants and corporate partnerships.

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