The National Heart Lungs & Blood Institute (NHLBI), the NIH and various other women-based organizations are conducting a national campaign to tell women the truth about Heart Disease. At OneWorld we have culled much of the information for you in one convenient place. Please give yourself the gift of time and good health. Get Informed! Knowledge is truly POWER! Also visit OneWorld’s Health Section; watch some of our video clips and browse our informative Women’s Resources Center at:http://www.oneworldpi.org/womens_resources/womens_resources.htmlAlso see Symptoms of Heart Problems in Women at:http://youtu.be/EDviuNG-cek
Heart disease kills more women age 65 years and older than all cancers combined.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women age 65 years and older
It is the second-leading cause of death for women age 45 to 64 years.
And it’s the third-leading cause of death for women age 25 to 44 years
Women under the age of 65 years who have a family history of heart disease should pay particularly close attention to their heart disease risk factors.
Still, all women, of all ages, should take heart disease seriously.
Female Heart Attack Symptoms Women and men may describe heart attack symptoms differently. For example, women are twice as likely to describe their chest pain with the words "discomfort," "pressing," "crushing" and "bad ache."
By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...
We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...
The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...
A drive down Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood offers a view of what quality, affordable housing means to a community. There, the national nonprofit POAH has preserved and built hundreds of affordable rental homes along a mile-long stretch, with new businesses and community services as well, tapping LISC loans to acquire properties and launch the predevelopment work needed to move ambitious projects forward.
What gains can be made at the intersection of art, housing and community development? In Detroit, developers are building a new workforce housing project that not only meets the needs of moderate-income families, but also incorporates an art gallery and other commercial space that contributes to the health of the surrounding area. LISC is proud to help finance this important effort.
Has there ever been a greater need for financial and consulting support for small to mid-sized businesses and nonprofits? The women behind Supreme Accounting, in Peoria, Ill., are helping their clients navigate trying times, while also diversifying their own business mix to maintain growth. A key part of that strategy: buying the property they currently rent in order to reduce expenses, protect their brand and invest in the future.