Jennifer didn’t realize the signs of her heart under distress until she was in a hospital bed recovering from a heart attack at the age of 36. A Washington, DC crime reporter, her life revolved around the traumas, disasters, and heartache that plagued her community. Jennifer’s heart attack reset her priorities. She now takes time to manage stress and nourish herself with healthy food. Jennifer urges all women to know their risk for heart disease and take action to lower it.
Last Updated: March 4, 2014