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Congressional lawmakers pledged to Go Red For Women


Nearly 40 bipartisan women lawmakers wore red on Wednesday to celebrate American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign.

The Congressional women gathered on Capitol Hill for the photo and pledged their support to fight heart disease and stroke in women. Heart disease is currently […]

February 4th, 2016|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Stroke, Women|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Congressional lawmakers pledged to Go Red For Women

Congressional women Go Red

Women members of Congress celebrated National Wear Red Day a little early on Wednesday, joining American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown  in a group photo to help raise awareness about heart disease — the No. 1 killer of women.

About 40 representatives wore red and gathered on Capitol Hill for […]

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Stroke survivor turned beauty queen raises awareness wherever she goes

Karen Dionne and her fiancé Michael were busy making breakfast one morning in March 2007 when her head started to hurt. Dizziness and extreme exhaustion quickly set in. Then she noticed she couldn’t feel her left foot.

Soon, she couldn’t feel her entire left side.

Michael immediately recognized her classic symptoms: […]

Olympian, Dana Vollmer visits our Bay Area Office!

You already know we’re all about heart-health. So, it makes sense that we were avid television watchers during the Olympic games. Now, when I say watchers – we hosted watching parties, complete with lots of fruits and veggies and a house full of screaming and cheering friends.

Of course we […]