It's a new year, a time when we tend to evaluate, adjust and commit to priorities for the new year. If you haven't done so already, take the online Heart CheckUp to better understand your risk for heart disease and stroke.
If you've already taken the Heart CheckUp, review what you can do to achieve better heart health, and encourage a friend to join you. UW Health offers a month of Free Screenings and Events to get you started:
Most women fear cancer more than heart disease, viewing heart disease as a remote possibility later in life. In reality, women should be more concerned about heart disease as the No. 1 killer, and focus on detection and prevention strategies as early as possible. Read more
Girl Scouts across Wisconsin have the opportunity to learn about heart health and earn a red dress patch in the process! As part of Girl Scouts' 2007-'08 Healthy Living theme, UW Health Heart and Vascular Care is offering the Go Red Girl Scouts Patch Program. Read more
Debbie Loughrin thought it was going to be just another day at work, but she just couldn't shake a "funny" feeling. In a few hours, she'd find herself in the emergency room after having a mild heart attack. Three years later, Debbie, a quilter, is helping spread the word about women's heart health through Go Red For Women's quilting initiative. Read Debbie's Story
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