Teetering at the Top of the Corporate Ladder

You’ve reached the C-suite. You’re in the right job, receiving the appropriate compensation and appreciation and all of the rewards you deserve for the hard work you’ve done. You work long hours and juggle family and other personal responsibilities well. And then one day you notice some unexplained shortness of breath or some indigestion and you head for your doctor for a check-up. It’s good that you checked, because 67 percent of women who die suddenly from coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms of the disease....more

Barbra Streisand Wants to Save Your Life With Ladykiller Campaign: Heart Disease Gender Discrimination!

She's a legendary entertainer - and she wants to save your life while tackling medical gender discrimination....more

More than Valentine’s Day: Taking Care of Our Hearts

By Sec. Kathleen SebeliusSecretary of Health and Human Services February is American Heart Month, which makes this a good time to talk about the ways the Affordable Care Act helps us take better care of our hearts. Right now, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, it takes the lives of more than half a million Americans: these are our grandparents, our parents, our siblings, our friends, and our neighbors.   ...more
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Heart Disease or Magic Beans

More than once I have stopped by the emergency room fearing I am having a heart attack. Symptoms have included tightness or sharp pains in my chest, shortness of breath, fatigue, dizziness and/or a pressure sensation in my jaw.As women, we are told to pay attention to any irregular symptoms like these and get checked out as heart disease is the number one killer of women and can easily go undetected....more
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