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Sixteen scholarships awarded to support diversity in healthcare

The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Macy’s are awarding 16 scholarships of $2,500 each to help increase the number of  minority  healthcare professionals in hopes of better meeting the cultural needs of racially diverse patients. The number […]

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Like mother, like daughter – emotionally strong duo battle rare forms of heart disease

Keyota Cole was born with a hole in her heart and an abnormal valve. At 18 months old, she had her first open-heart surgery. Keyota underwent a second heart

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Working to promote a culture of women’s heart health

Women in the entertainment industry joined in on a discussion Thursday on how best to promote a culture of heart health for women. At the luncheon -- hosted by the American Heart

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O’Donnell to women: ‘You’re worth it, take care of yourself and know the symptoms’ of heart disease

In retrospect, Rosie O’Donnell realizes she put herself at risk of heart disease. She was very overweight at 220 pounds, and admittedly “was not exercising at all.” Plus, she

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Taking her symptoms seriously saved her life; luckily, it was ‘Just A Little Heart Attack’

There’s always something to talk about when longtime friends Carol Deckelbaum and Marnie Silbergeld make their daily 3-mile walk around Seattle’s Green Lake. On a windy, drizzly day in

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Star-studded Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards honor fight against women’s heart disease

Actress and producer Rita Wilson will host Woman’s Day magazine’s 2014 Red Dress Awards, honoring those who have advanced the fight against heart disease – the No. 1

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That red you’re seeing everywhere? It’s saving lives

Friday was an important day for women everywhere, and you didn't have to look far to find proof. It was National Wear Red Day – when the entire nation got

Go Red For Women timeline

2003: First National Wear Red Day. 2004: American Heart Association launches Go Red For Women. 2005: First landmark goes red. 2009: AHA introduces Go Red Por Tu Corazon for women in the

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Former VP Dick Cheney says heart troubles were always on his mind

Dick Cheney had already survived five heart attacks, the first at age 37. He’d undergone multiple surgeries, including coronary artery bypass, stenting and angioplasty. But by the summer of

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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