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Information Line - (312) MYHEART - now available through the Center for Women's Cardiovascular Health

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February 4, 2009

Chicago -

Cardiovascular disease is the number one health threat for women older than 25, claiming the lives of almost 500,000 women each year. In the United States, six times as many women die of cardiovascular disease than breast cancer each year. Yet health statistics show that few women recognize that cardiovascular disease is a serious threat to their health, and women are often less likely to receive appropriate care.

To combat these statistics and address women's unique cardiovascular health needs, the Center for Women's Cardiovascular Health at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital focuses on the prevention, early detection, education, and treatment of cardiovascular disease in women. 

Information line - (312)-MYHEART

The Center for Women's Cardiovascular Health also recently added a dedicated phone line to provide information about the program and to answer general questions regarding cardiovascular care for women.  

By calling 312-MYHEART, callers will receive information about:

  • Programs and services in all areas of cardiovascular care
  • Educational opportunities about cardiovascular health
  • Trusted cardiovascular health resources

Assistance with scheduling an appointment with one of our cardiovascular professionals will be provided.  312-MYHEART will be answered by a dedicated health care consultant, with a cardiovascular nurse available to answer your questions.


If you have questions about the Center for Women's Cardiovascular Health, please call 312- MYHEART (694-3278).

This information line was made possible by the Lawrence E. and Nancy S. Glick Foundation.

Last UpdateFebruary 8, 2011