Items Tagged ‘Katherine Leon’

February 1, 2013

Go Red for Women: Woman’s Day for Women’s Lives

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Last year, as I started the search for the 2012 Red Dress Award honorees — an event that Woman’s Day holds annually to spotlight doctors, researchers and advocates who are making a difference in the fight against heart disease in women — I came across two incredible women: Katherine Leon and Laura Haywood-Cory… She then asked Sharonne […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, heart disease, Huffington Post, Katherine Leon, Laura Haywood-Cory, Red Dress Award, Woman's Day, Women's Heart Center

February 29, 2012

Online chat room leads to Mayo Clinic studies

By Mystery User

Good friends Laura and Katherine met online a few years ago — not because they had mutual Facebook friends — but because they both had a rare heart condition. The disease is called SCAD in which the inner layer of the heart artery tears away from the outer wall. Most cases are fatal. “I just […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Facebook, Katherine Leon, rare heart condition, SCAD

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