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Something Near and Dear to My Heart...WomenHeart

If you know me or my work, you probably know that I'm a proud WomenHeart Champion Community Educator. I received my training at the Mayo Clinic in their 2018 Science and Leadership Symposium to go into the community and educate everyone about women and heart health. What is WomenHeart? WomenHeart is the National Coalition for…

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Why Do We Wear Red Today?

As we have discussed...or t least I have discussed, February is American Heart Month. And today is National Wear Red Day. My fellow WomenHeart sisters and other women who have experienced a cardiac event, also consider this Go Red for Women Day. Go Red is an acronym for the following: G - Get your numbers, specifically…

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Self-Care Is the Best Care

  So what is self-care? The concept of self-care being a selfish act of indulgence is ludicrous. This is a myth we need to bust wide open. It's necessary to maintain optimal health. Self-care can be interpreted widely, but in my world it means taking care of yourself so that you can take care of…

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Reflections On Heart Month

I haven't been here much in the last several days. February is Heart Month and has kept me very busy. As a WomenHeart Champion Community Educator I have the privilege of bringing information to women about their heart health. I've been in several parts of the state spreading the word. It's important for women to…

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