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Go Red for Women, the American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.

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It’s American Heart Month: What every woman should know about heart health

Heart disease is the nation's leading killer of women. But paying attention to risk factors and living a healthy lifestyle can help keep heart disease at bay.

High blood pressure during pregnancy poses risks for mother and child

There are several distinct types of high blood pressure which develops in about 10% of all U.S. pregnancies. The most dangerous, preeclampsia, occurs in about 1 in 25 first-time pregnancies in the U.S. Here’s what women need to know.

Women Often Neglect Their Own Health While Taking Care of Others

Women so often take care of others that they may neglect their own health needs. Putting themselves first can assure they’re healthy enough to still look after their loved ones. “Scheduling time for you on your daily list is really important,” said Jennifer Mieres, M.D., a professor of cardiology at Zucker School of Medicine at Nofstra/Northwell.

Prioritizing care for others, women often neglect their own health