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Dr. Cook In The News

February 20, 2013 : FOX News
Bridging the gap for heart health disparities
The NHLBI's Dr. Nakela Cook talks about bridging the gap for heart health disparities on FOX News with Dr. Manny Alvarez.

February 19, 2013 : U.S. News & World Report
The truth about women's heart health
Rachel Pomerance
The NHLBI's Dr. Nakela Cook discusses "The Heart Truth" about women and heart disease in this article.

January 23, 2013 : Yale News
Readmission risk increases in month after hospital discharge
Karen N. Peart
Following hospitalization for heart attacks, heart failure, or pneumonia, older patients are at high risk of being readmitted for a broad spectrum of medical conditions in the month following hospital discharge, according to NHLBI-supported research at Yale School of Medicine.

October 23, 2012 : Miami Herald
Women need to do more to prevent cardiovascular disease
Ana Veciana-Suarez
Women across the country are helping to spread the heart truth about women’s risk of heart disease, but more action is needed to help lower risks and prevent heart disease.

October 18, 2012 : NIH Radio
The Heart Truth celebrates a decade of progress
Joe Balintfy
The NHLBI's Dr. Nakela Cook talks heart health on NIH Radio and how The Heart Truth campaign has inspired women for over a decade to protect their hearts and understand their risks for heart disease.

October 3, 2012 : SELF Magazine
What every young woman needs to know about heart disease
April Daniels Hussar
The NHLBI’s Dr. Nakela Cook talked to SELF Magazine about the importance of heart health. "Women are developing heart disease risk factors at younger ages that ever before.”

April 25, 2001
NHLBI Creates Community Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Cardiovascular Health
To ensure that science-based information about cardiovascular disease (CVD) reaches people in low-income and minority communities, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health today announced a partnership with six community-based organizations.

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Last Updated: June 27, 2013