Woman’s Heart Health Awareness for September

This month I found an article at the CDC website called Women and Heart Disease Prevention.  It is a good article over all, but I want you to scroll down to the section called Ask Questions for a list of questions to ask your health care provider about your risk factors for a heart attack. Continue reading “Woman’s Heart Health Awareness for September”

Women’s Heart Health Video

This month we have Anderson Cooper talking to Dr. Gupta about heart attack in women. They specifically mention Rosie O’Donnell. Please remember that this was taped in August 2012, as far as I know Rosie is doing well now.  Please follow the link to watch the video. Why it's easy to miss heart attack signs

Women’s Heart Thought for June

“Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States, claiming the lives of more than 600,000 people each year, half of them women. And yet many women — and their health care providers — still believe heart disease is less serious in women than in men. This is simplyContinue reading “Women’s Heart Thought for June”

Women’s Heart Thought for April

“Start the conversation about heart health with your doctor ASAP.  The younger you are when you become aware of your own risk, the more you can do to lower your chances of dying from it.” — Leslee Shaw, PhD, Director, Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute (quote from Womans Day magazine, March 2013)

Women’s Heart Thought for March

“As we have watched women conquer breast cancer through the breast cancer campaign, this is what we need to do now with heart.” — C. Noel Bairey Merz M.D., director of the Women’s Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute