November 21, 2017

WomenHeart Launches National Educational Initiative About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk for Hispanic Women

On Tuesday, May 14, WomenHeart will launch a new national initiative about afib and stroke risk for Hispanic women. StopAfib.org is honored to be a partner with WomenHeart in this. Here is the announcement from WomenHeart: Join WomenHeart as we launch the first national educational initiative about atrial fibrillation and stroke risk for Hispanic women. […]

Afib (AF) Congressional Briefings to be Held for National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

In September of 2012, there will be two Congressional briefings on atrial fibrillation for National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. The featured speakers on September 18 will be Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS, a world-renowned expert on atrial fibrillation and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Incoming President, and Mellanie True Hills, an afib patient and CEO and Founder […]

Join WomenHeart and Million Hearts in a Special Presentation January 18 in Washington, DC

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 8:30 a.m. breakfast 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. program National Press Club 529 14th Street NW Washington, DC Plan to join WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease for a special presentation about the Million Hearts campaign. Million Hearts – a joint initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Congress Embarks on Efforts to Cut the Deficit — Guest Post by WomenHeart

Note: In meetings with the FDA last week, representatives from WomenHeart and StopAfib.org became aware of the risk that potential funding cuts may significantly delay the FDA’s work in reviewing and approving afib drugs and devices. Because of the potential impact on the afib community, we are publishing comments from WomenHeart as to what those […]

Kick off February Heart Month with National Wear Red Day on February 5

February is Heart Month. To kick if off, on Friday, February 5 we celebrate National Wear Red Day® when Americans nationwide wear red to show their support for women’s heart disease awareness. This event is co-sponsored by the American Heart Association; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Office on Women’s Health of the U.S. Department […]