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A forum for advancing women’s health in Utah.

Spotlight on Women's Health

February is American Heart Health Month

What is cardiovascular disease?

  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and other diseases of the heart. It also includes the peripheral vascular system, or the system of veins and arteries that carry blood to and from the heart and lungs.
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in Utah and the U.S.
  • Many individuals can be a high risk for heart disease and stroke but may not have any symptoms.
  • Age and family history increase the risk for heart disease. Men have a higher risk of heart
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Our Vision

Collaborating for Healthier Utah Women

Our Mission

Promote optimal health for all Utah women through collaborative planning, community action, and policy/systems change.

Priorities

  • Coordinate activities and engage in collaborative efforts to achieve our mission.
  • Facilitate the development and sharing of programs, materials and information about the health of Utah women.
  • Engage in strategic activities with community partners to promote optimal health for all Utah women.