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Raise your voice

I like this new Go Red for Women video, because it is something we can all do. Tell other women to know their risk, know the signs, and seek care. Because the women in our lives are one of our biggest strengths.

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Plan a heart-healthy menu

When I was asked by The Heart Truth to be an ambassador for their heart-month series MyHeart28, I was happy to say yes — and even happier when I got my assigned day: Plan a heart-healthy menu. Yay for food, cooking, and family dinners! The best way to eat heart-healthy is to eat at home. […]

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Be well

Last September I was invited to give one of the keynote addresses at a conference about wellness at my church, Gloria Dei LutheranĀ in St. Paul. I’m very familiar with telling my story, sharing facts about heart disease, and educating women about risk factors, signs, and symptoms. But this one was different — it was a […]

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What 10 years can do

Go Red for Women celebrates its 10th birthday this year. In the 10 years since Go Red for Women and The Heart Truth began raising awareness of women’s risk of heart disease, more than 330 women per day were saved. That’s almost 14 women per hour, per day, for 10 years. Women’s awareness of the […]

Women and Heart Disease

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Raise your voice

I like this new Go Red for Women video, because it is something we can … [Read More...]

10 years

What 10 years can do

Go Red for Women celebrates its 10th birthday this year. In the 10 … [Read More...]

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Take the myHeart28 Challenge!

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Light and Tasty Pesto

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Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

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Taco Night

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Turkey Meatball Marinara

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Let’s Talk Turkey: Turkey Broccoli Orecchiette

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