hidden Guest Blog -Why are women misrepresented in the medical field?

Guest Blog -Why are women misrepresented in the medical field?

Guest Blog By: Anastasia Milliman Only 44% of women recognize that cardiovascular disease is their biggest health threat. 90% of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.  Most cardiac and stroke events can be prevented by education and lifestyle changes. Healthy changes have resulted in 330 fewer women dying from heart

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American Heart Association Announces Chair for 2023 Delaware Heart Ball

Allison Kerwin, Senior Vice President of Delaware Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank, will serve in leadership role. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all, has named Allison Kerwin, senior vice president of Delaware Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank, as chair of the 2023

hidden Massachusetts woman joins American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women 2022 class of Real Women survivors

Massachusetts woman joins American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women 2022 class of Real Women survivors

To kick off American Heart Month and inspire women to ‘Reclaim Your Rhythm,’ the American Heart Association today announced 12 heart disease and stroke survivors who are sharing their stories as part of the Association’s Go Red for Women movement. Jayme Kelly, a Needham, Mass., resident who had a stroke in 2019, when she was

hidden Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA) of Greater Maryland hosted its annual Go Red for Women luncheon, digitally, for the second year in a row due to lingering COVID-19 restrictions. Regardless of the format, it remained a powerful time where,  just shy of 100 ladies across Baltimore came together to be

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight – NeAnna

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight – NeAnna

I am a survivor. I am a 40-year-old mom of three boys, a hairless Chinese crested and black cat and at the age of 33, I suffered my first silent stroke. I was employed with an organization that presented extremely intense situations daily. While I loved my career greatly and especially adored my colleagues, I

hidden STEMinist Brittany Young

STEMinist Brittany Young

Do you know what it means to be a STEMinist? Go Red for Women’s STEM Goes Red is bringing amazing STEMinists to your home through our Instagram series “Saturday STEM Spotlight.” STEM Goes Red strives to engage young women and mentors, increase the number of women pursuing STEM degrees in higher education, close the gender

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

I’m A Survivor It was April 11, 2009, a normal Saturday morning.  I lived alone and had just gotten up to let my two dogs out.  My brother worked close by on the weekends and he had just called me to ask a favor.  I told him I would go brush my teeth then do

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

My name is Olivia Richardson and I am a two-time stroke survivor, former LVAD patient, and heart-transplant recipient. I was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and had my first stroke at the age of 25. This was a shock to me because I had always been an athlete and been healthy all my life. After my

hidden STEM Goes Red – Saturday STEM Spotlight

STEM Goes Red – Saturday STEM Spotlight

As cardiovascular disease continues to be the number one killer of women, ensuring more women are at the forefront of developing science, technology, education and math (STEM) solutions has never been more imperative. STEM is our future and as a science-based health non-profit, STEM is at the heart of who we are and what we