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The Heart Truth®

One in five women in the United States die from heart disease. But there’s a lot you can do to protect your heart.

Tools and Materials

We need your help to inspire women to take action to protect their heart health. Use these online tools to spread the word in your community.


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The Heart Truth® Healthy Hearts Network

Before presenting GirlTrek with NHLBI’S 2019 Healthy Hearts Award, NHLBI Director Gary Gibbons noted “It’s not easy for even the best of scientists to figure out how to get thousands of people to form a habit that could change the course of their health—and especially their cardiovascular health.” But, he said, “Morgan and Vanessa have found a way.”

Get in Touch

Contact us with questions or to order resources on The Heart Truth. You can also stay up to date on the latest news, events, and information from the NHLBI with our email alerts.
1-877-NHLBI4U (1-877-645-2448)

For access to free Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), dial 7-1-1 on your telephone.

Postal Mail

NHLBI Center for Health Information
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
United States