American Heart Association

Coalition pushes for reduction in gender disparities in health care research


A new alliance of health groups focused on bridging the gap between men’s and women’s health care stressed Thursday that the health care industry cannot abide by a one-size-fits all research system.

Women and men regularly exhibit different symptoms for the same diseases and tend to […]

State of Women’s Heart Health talks research, prevention

Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute headlined a “State of Women’s Heart Health” webinar Wednesday, discussing cardiovascular diseases, the nation’s No. 1 killer of women.

The webinar was held by the American Heart Association and WomenHeart: […]