American Heart Association

Involving spiritual organizations may reduce health disparities among urban black women

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Collaborating with spiritual organizations may help health professionals reach black women who have heart disease and stroke risk factors and little health knowledge, according to research presented at the Nursing Symposium of the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016.

Compared with other women, black […]

February 17th, 2016|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Stroke, Women|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Involving spiritual organizations may reduce health disparities among urban black women

Heart disease survivor donates $5 million to fund research center for heart disease in women

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Years ago, when Sally Soter was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes an irregular heartbeat, she told her doctor she was determined to conquer heart disease — and help other women facing it too.

Her commitment to fighting the No. 1 killer of women […]