Faces of Heart Disease

This is  a photo of my late mother Donzella Boldman, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, cousin, friend and member of a close-knit church family.  It is also a photo of one of the many faces of heart disease.  Does this surprise you? Would you be surprised to know the #1 cause of death for women isContinue reading “Faces of Heart Disease”

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 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

Heart Disease: It’s not just a “guy thing.”

Would you be surprised to know the #1 cause of death for women is heart disease?  It kills about 12 times more women annually than breast cancer.  For years we believed heart disease was a “guy thing.”  Now we know better. Unfortunately, the medical profession has been slow in  providing up to date, accurate informationContinue reading “Heart Disease: It’s not just a “guy thing.””