Tips for Taking Heart Medications

If you have a heart condition, managing your medicines can be difficult. Try these tips for taking heart medications to help keep you and your heart healthy. »


Go Red Multicultural Scholarship 2014 Winners

The American Heart Association and Macy’s have awarded 16 recipients with $2,500 Go Red Multicultural Scholarships to increase diversity in healthcare. »


Spinning Nation Gears Up for 2014 Event!

Join us on Saturday, April 26, 2014 when Spinning® will host the sixth Spinning Nation event to raise money for Go Red For Women® to bring awareness to heart disease. »


Food Diary: Keep Track of What You Eat

Want to take control of your eating and weight? Download this food diary from Go Red For Women to keep track of what you eat. »


Unhealthy Foods

Unhealthy foods in your diet may lead to heart disease. Learn how to avoid unhealthy foods and minimize your heart risk. »


Healthy Dessert Ideas for the Family

Many children (and adults) favor desserts after a meal, but excess sugar impacts your health. Try these healthy dessert ideas for the family. »


Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk

The risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia compared to those who don’t have trouble sleeping, according to new research. »


Sheila Wenzel: How Go Red Saved Her Life

Sheila Wenzel almost lost her life to a heart attack, but knew the symptoms and saved her life thanks to the short film "Just a Little Heart Attack." »


Sleep & Heart Disease

Exercise and eating nutritious foods aren’t the only things that can help increase heart health; sleep is also a factor. Learn how much sleep you need. »


Sugar & Heart Disease

Getting too much added sugar in your diet could significantly increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Learn how to control your sugar intake. »


Vegetarian, Vegan Diet & Heart Health

Studies have shown that vegetarians seem to have a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and some forms of cancer. Learn more. »

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New Heart-Healthy Spring Recipes

Spring is finally here, and Go Red For Women has 10 new heart-healthy recipes for the season for you and your family to love. »


Join the Study for Heart Disease Research

Join the study to end heart disease. Be a part of an ambitious study to end heart disease. It only takes a few minutes to make a big difference. »


Gestational Diabetes May Raise Heart Risk

Pregnant women may face an increased risk of early heart disease when they develop gestational diabetes, according to a new study. »


Tips to Lose Weight, Maintain Healthy Weight

If we eat more calories than we need, we gain weight. Try the following tips to lose weight and help you maintain a healthy weight. »


What Exercise is Right for Me?

Exercise is essential to living heart-healthy. Learn more about how much exercise your body needs to maintain cardiovascular health and types of exercise to find what is right for you. »


Portion Control

Big portion sizes can mean you’re getting more food than your body can stomach to maintain a healthy weight. Learn about portion control and how much to put on your plate. »


New Guidelines to Reduce Stroke Risk in Women

For the first time, guidelines have been developed for preventing stroke in women. Learn more about how the new guidelines explain stroke risk in women and treatment options. »


Women’s Heart Disease Prevention Checklist

Women's heart disease prevention starts with the following checklist. Make sure you know how to improve your heart health and keep your cholesterol in check. »

Take The Heart Checkup

Take the Heart CheckUp

Do you know your risk for developing heart disease in the next 10 years? »


The Affordable Care Act & You (Audio)

On Sept. 24th, the AHA and AARP hosted a tele-town hall for AHA volunteers to discuss and learn about the health care law, known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Listen to the audio recording to learn more about the Act and how it may impact your health. »


Stress & Heart Disease

What is the link between stress and heart disease? Stress can negatively affect your health and can cause issues relating to your heart. Learn more about stress and heart disease on Go Red For Women. »

Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Women

Symptoms of a Heart Attack

What you need to look out for and how identifying them can save your life. »


Myths Versus Facts About Stroke

Robert Felberg, MD, medical director of the stroke program at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, shares some common myths associated with stroke. »


Quitting Smoking Reduces Heart Risk Faster

Cigarette smokers who quit can reduce their heart disease risk to that of nonsmokers in less than 15 years, according to a new study. Learn more about smoking and heart disease. »



Arteriosclerosis is a general term for the thickening and hardening of arteries. Learn what causes atherosclerosis, including high blood pressure and cholesterol levels as well as cigarette smoke. »


Heart-Healthy at Any Age: 50s

As women age, we lose some of our body’s natural defenses against heart disease. This can happen because of changes in hormones from menopause, which can affect your cholesterol levels. Learn what you can do to prevent heart disease in your 50s with the following advice. »


Heart-Healthy at Any Age: 40s

Women are naturally caretakers that don't always put their own needs first. You have to make time and invest in your own health — for yourself and the people who depend on you. Learn what you can do to prevent heart disease in your 40s with the following advice. »


Heart-Healthy at Any Age: 30s

Juggling a family and career has probably left you with little time to worry about yourself. Life is a balancing act, but your health should always come first. Here's what you should do to stay heart-healthy in your 30s. »


Understanding Whole Grains, Fiber

Eating whole grains everyday increases fiber and can help improve your heart health. Learn how to identify whole grains, health benefits, dietary fiber, daily serving suggestions, and whole and enriched grain choices. »


Real Women: Tips to Stay Active (Video)

Exercising 30 minutes a day reduces heart disease by 30 to 40 percent and stroke by 25 percent. Learn tips to stay active to improve your heart health. »


Statins May Benefit More People

Cholesterol-lowering statins could benefit more people and should now be prescribed to more Americans without cardiovascular disease who are at risk for a heart attack or stroke, according to a new cholesterol guideline. »


New Diet, Exercise Guideline for Heart Health

Focus on an overall heart-healthy diet and exercise plan as opposed to avoiding occasional indulgences, according to a new lifestyle management guideline. »


Heart Disease Guidelines: Questions, Answers

Get answers to your major questions about the new cardiovascular prevention guidelines relating to cholesterol, obesity, lifestyle and risk-assessment. »


New Heart Disease Prevention Guidelines

The American Heart Association releases new cardiovascular prevention guidelines, helping healthcare providers offer the best care in the areas of cholesterol, obesity, lifestyle and risk-assessment. »


Safe Workouts Post-Heart Attack

Learn about safe workouts for after a heart attack. Once you’ve received sign-off from your doctor, exercising is the way to get your energy and functional capacity back. »


High Sodium Foods, Ways to Reduce Sodium

You may know about the typical foods high in sodium, or the “Salty Six,” but there are more out there. Learn ways to reduce your daily sodium intake. »


Heart Doctor Explains Cholesterol Levels

Go Red interviews Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum to learn more about cholesterol types, healthy cholesterol levels and heart disease in women. »


Tips to Fall Asleep

Studies have found that most people need six to eight hours of sleep each day and that too little can increase the risk of heart disease. Use these tips to fall asleep faster and sleep better. »


Lower Cholesterol with Diet, Foods

Lowering your cholesterol can be easy when you know what foods to choose. Learn what foods to eat and avoid to help you maintain a heart-healthy diet. »


School Lunch, Snack Ideas for Kids, Parents

School time for kids means a renewed focus on healthy lunches for both parents and kids. Try these healthy lunch and snack ideas you and your kids will love. »


How to Reduce Stress at Home

To-do lists don’t end when we leave work. Get helpful tips to reduce stress at home every day. »


Symptoms of a Stroke

The signs of stroke demand immediate attention, even if it seems like the worst possible timing. »


Gluten-Free Diet, Foods

Many women are now going “gluten-free”, but are gluten-free foods good for your heart? Learn more about gluten and heart disease on Go Red. »


At-Home Exercise Routine for Busy Moms

Busy schedule with the kids and no time for the gym? Try this easy, effective at-home exercise routine that combines resistance and cardio training. »


Menopause Drug May Increase Blood Clot Risk

A common estrogen therapy drug used in the treatment of menopause may […] »


Heart Attack Symptoms Differ in Young Women

Young and middle-aged women do not always experience chest pain, one of […] »


Multicultural Scholarship Fund

There is a critical shortage of diverse female doctors and nurses. Go Red’s scholarship fund helps fill that gap. »

Just a Little Heart Attack

Just a Little Heart Attack

Elizabeth Banks stars in the viral hit which is a wake-up call to women. »

Silent Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Hard-to-Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum explains there are several hard-to-recognize heart attack symptoms that women should be aware of. »



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