American Heart Association

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 Hispanic community.
2010: AHA supports law prohibiting insurance companies from charging women more than men for health insurance coverage.
2011: AHA and Macy’s offer the […]

Scholarship working to close diversity shortage gap in medicine

Nefertiti Clavon struggles to keep up with rising tuition costs and other college expenses.

“There were times I felt I was going to have to leave school because of financial situations,” said Clavon, a 22-year-old health promotions student at the University of Houston in Texas.

Clavon’s dilemma is not uncommon.  Rising […]