The Keys to a Healthy Heart
February 12, 2018
In the January + February issue of GFWC Clubwoman Magazine, Johns Hopkins Medicine provides valuable information on the risk factors of heart disease for women. Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States but there’s a common misperception that it’s “a guy thing.” The article begins by stating that, “Women fear breast cancer more, even though they’re eight times more likely to die of heart disease. The message is getting out more, but women still need help understanding all their risk factors.” To help learn the risk factors, click here to read the full article.
Debra 'Deb' Strahanoski
GFWC Second Vice President Debra "Deb" Strahanoski has been a dedicated GFWC Illinois clubwoman for 28 years and is highly regarded as a mentor to many.
Success For Survivors Scholarship
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GFWC Morgan Park Junior Woman’s Club
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