To change the alarming statistics about heart disease in women, UW Health Heart and Vascular Care has joined the American Heart Association as its exclusive Madison-area partner to encourage more women to "Go Red" for their own heart health.


28 Days, 28 Ways to Love Your Heart

28 Ways to Love Your Heart


Take 5 minutes a day to show your heart - and yourself - a little love. Learn more


Week 1: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Week 2: Emotions and Eating

Week 3: Get Inspired to Get Moving

Week 4: Staying Motivated

UW Health Preventive Cardiology  

Act Now, Avoid Problems Later


UW Health's Heart and Vascular Care Preventive Cardiology program strives to help you reduce your risk of heart and vascular disease and its complications. Exercise and healthy food choices are the two biggest parts of the equation. Read more


News: Is Most Younger Women's Heart Disease Preventable? (Reuters)

UW Health cardiac rehabilitation: Roberta's story

Love Your Heart


In the aftermath of suffering three small heart attacks in three days, Roberta embraced UW Health's cardiac rehabilitation program. Learn more


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Heart-Healthy Recipes

Cook Up A Healthier Outlook


Eating heart healthy doesn't mean you have to give up good food. UW Health and the American Heart Association have teamed up to offer recipes that are great for both your heart and your tastebuds.

Girl Scouts can earn patches by participating in Go Red for Women events

Never Too Young to Learn


The Go Red for Women program isn't just for adults. UW Health offers a Go Red Girl Scouts Patch Program to reach out to the next generation of women. Our mission is to help girls love their hearts, make healthier choices and empower women they love to do the same.


Learn more about the Patch Program

Stretch and Strengthen Exercises spacer vegetables; Make Heart Healthy Eating Choices; Watch Videos