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Arizona Heart Institute and EmpowHer Publish a Series of Women's Cardiovascular Health Content

Women should be keenly aware of their risk for cardiovascular disease, says Dr. Shani Saks, cardiologist and director of Women's Heart and Wellness at Arizona Heart Institute.

Arizona Heart Institute, (http://www.azheart.com), a leading provider of cardiovascular care, and EmpowHer, (http://www.empowher.com), the home for women's health online, today announced a content partnership. The videos and articles will feature heart and vascular disease diagnosis and prevention.

Arizona Heart Institute is also featured in EmpowHer's Provider Profile program, (http://www.empowher.com/providers/arizona-heart-institute), which shares information about Arizona Heart Institute's Women's Heart and Wellness program, Vein Center and other services designed to prevent and reverse the effects of cardiovascular disease. In addition, Arizona Heart Institute offers educational events free to the public which are listed on EmpowHer.

According to Michelle King Robson, "We are very pleased to be partnering with Arizona Heart Institute. Heart Disease continues to kill more women each year than all forms of cancer combined, and Arizona Heart is at the forefront of raising awareness about the importance of heart health."

"Women should be keenly aware of their risk for cardiovascular disease, says Dr. Shani Saks, cardiologist and director of Women's Heart and Wellness at Arizona Heart Institute. "Women often manifest symptoms of a heart disease quite differently than men and, therefore, tend to be diagnosed later in the disease process. The conventional thinking has been that women do not seek treatment early enough and that doctors do not treat women as aggressively as men. EmpowHer provides invaluable resources to women who are in search of answers and are motivated to take charge of their own health," continued Saks.

About EmpowHer
EmpowHer, (http://www.empowher.com) is a unique resource dedicated to improving women's health and well-being. EmpowHer provides up-to-date medical information, access to leading medical experts, advocates, and a devoted community of women who ask questions, share stories, and connect with one another in a safe and supportive environment.

About Arizona Heart Institute
Arizona Heart Institute is among the world's leading providers of cardiovascular care. This visionary organization was founded in 1971, quickly evolving into the country's first freestanding outpatient clinic solely dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel disease. Since then, Arizona Heart Institute has grown to expand treatment and research options with the opening of Arizona Heart Hospital in 1998 and the dedication of Arizona Heart Institute Translational Research Center in 2007. For more information, visit http://www.azheart.com.

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