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Our Mission at Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation (Agir pour le Coeur des Femmes)

The Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation (Agir pour le Cœur des Femmes) is focused on four priorities.

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Do everything we can to educate and alert women about their cardiovascular health at three key hormone stages: contraception, pregnancy and perimenopause. Boost active prevention efforts by giving all women access to cardiovascular screening and care in a comprehensive, multidisciplinary healthcare ecosystem. Train, educate and connect all healthcare professionals by giving them the tools they need to provide effective, transgenerational prevention methods. Promote and speed up medical research targeting the specifics of cardiovascular disease in women.

 

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Book Review: Mon combat pour le Cœur des Femmes (My Fight for Women’s Hearts)

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This book tells the story of growing awareness and mobilizing collectively to fight cardiovascular disease in women. Do we have to continue dying at 45 years old from an undiagnosed heart attack? Is it acceptable that women are diagnosed late? Can we tolerate having to amputate a 35-year-old’s leg [...]

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New Book Explains How to Prevent, Detect and Treat Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia. It is caused by an abnormal contraction in the atria. The incidence of this disorder is constantly increasing and it’s estimated that the number of people suffering from it will double in the next 30 years. Atrial fibrillation increases the [...]

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Demystifying Cholesterol

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There are many misconceptions about cholesterol. Some are over-dramatic, others minimize the issue. Much of this is due to a lack of knowledge. This book transforms something complex into a clear, simple package. What roles does cholesterol play? What are the causes and consequences of high [...]

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