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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women (and men) in the United States, accounting for nearly 500,000 deaths in U.S. women each year. Despite its impact, a significant number of women are not aware that cardiovascular disease is a major health risk. During this joint webinar hosted by the Society for Women’s Heart Research and WomenHeart, hear from women about their personal journeys with heart disease, including what their diagnosis and treatment journeys have entailed, how they…
Diagnostic tests and procedures offer opportunities to detect diseases, monitor disease progression, guide treatments, and evaluate treatment effectiveness. Some diagnostic tests are invasive, such as a biopsy or endoscopy; whereas others are noninvasive, such as x-rays and ultrasound imaging procedures. Innovations in diagnostics provide access to health information, helping women make informed decisions about their health care at every stage of their lives. Screening and diagnostic testing can lead to earlier detection of disease, improve health outcomes, and contribute toward…
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) is excited to host its Inaugural Winter Social this year, to celebrate the season and the women’s health research community. The evening of festivities will take place at Teddy and the Bully Bar, 1200 19th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036, on Thursday, December 7 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Contact Development Director, Julie Miller at 202-496-5001 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to confirm your sponsorship level.