• We’re facing a villain.

    The true Ladykiller is heart disease.

    Heart disease kills one woman nearly every eighty seconds and more women than all cancers combined. This disease continues victorious because of misinformation, misdiagnosis and mistreatment. Until the world realizes a woman’s heart is different than a man’s, we won’t change a thing.

    The Women’s Heart Alliance (WHA) was formed to raise awareness, encourage action and drive new research to fight women’s heart disease. We want every woman to rally together to fight the Ladykiller.

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Women need to know the true, hard facts about their greatest killer. Read about the women who have been attacked and are fighting this disease. And learn about the women whose lives were needlessly cut short.

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Get Your Heart Checked

Many women don’t know heart disease is their number one killer. And women and their health care providers aren’t always having the important conversations about heart disease and prevention. Learn more about women’s heart disease and how to talk to your health care provider to get screened for heart disease. Don’t delay – #getHeartChecked!

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Learn about the conversation you should have with your healthcare provider about your heart. Dr. Holly Andersen is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Learn about the conversation you should have with your healthcare provider about your heart. Dr. Holly Andersen is the Director of Education and Outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is committed to empowering women to be their own advocates when it comes to their hearts.

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#getHeartChecked Check List

The first step to getting your heart checked is knowing what to expect when you go to the doctor. Use this resource to understand the questions to ask your doctor about your heart.

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