Educate and Advocate for Heart Disease Prevention

Heart disease in women requires more attention, more research and swifter action.

You don’t have to be a heart surgeon to make a difference. You don’t have to be an elected official to bring about change. We all have a voice, and when we come together as one voice, we can rise above all the rest. Together, women are an unstoppable force. Together, women can accomplish anything.

The American Heart Association and Go Red for Women advocate each and every day for common sense public health policies that make it easier to get active, eat better and gain safe access to the things we all need to experience good health and well-being. Find out how you can lend your voice and make an impact today!

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Advocacy Initiatives

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States, claiming the lives of one in three women. It’s time to change this fact. It’s time to be demanding when it comes to women’s heart health and ask others to do the same. Women everywhere are coming together to take action to end heart disease and stroke in women. Are you ready to become an advocate for women’s heart health, starting with your own?

The American Heart Association is working hard to advance legislative and regulatory policies at all levels of government that will help improve women’s heart health. You can play a role in this fight against cardiovascular disease, from being your own heart health advocate to educating your family and friends to speaking out for women’s health priorities on Capitol Hill. Join Go Red for Women in supporting the following issues:

It’s time to be demanding when it comes to women’s heart health and ask others to do the same.

You're the Cure

These are just a few ways you can take action. Visit You’re the Cure to find other pressing policy issues just waiting for your powerful voice. Because together, we are a force to be reckoned with.