Podcast | February 2017
Go Red For Women: American Heart Month Podcast
Learn the importance of heart health among women.
Every 80 seconds, a woman dies from cardiovascular disease.1 During American Heart Month in February, Cigna supported the Go Red for Women campaign to promote awareness about women’s heart health.
AUDIOThis podcast features Dr. Victoria Vaughan Dickson, Associate Professor in the Rory Meyers College of Nursing at New York University. Dr. Dickson shares her extensive clinical and research experience in cardiovascular health and discusses how her work has led to an improved understanding of the sociocultural influences of self-care among vulnerable populations including women, seniors, and ethnic minority groups.
Dr. Victoria Vaughan Dickson, Ph.D.
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1 Heart Disease Statistics at a Glance, Go Red for Women Organization, retrieved August 31, 2018,
American Heart Association Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health
Mozaffarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, et al. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2015 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2015;131(4):e29-322.
Mehta LS, Beckie TM, DeVon HA, et al. Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2016;133(9):916-947.
How does heart disease affect women? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Heart attack symptoms in women. American Heart Association.
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