Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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  • Donation Made to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program


    SCAD Research, Inc. donated $125,000 to the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program!!! When hearing about our donation Dr. Hayes posted: “This amazing support will propel our work and inspire our team! “ Thanks to the generosity of many, the hard work of numerous volunteers and 2 very successful 5Ks this year we increased our donation […]

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  • First Annual West Coast 5K Huge Success


    Our first annual West Coast 5K SCADaddle for Research took place on October 3 in beautiful Carlsbad California starting at Aqua Hedionda Lagoon and ending at the Discovery Center. Thanks to our emcee Matt Baylow, meteorologist from CBS News 8 San Diego, we had beautiful weather! Survivors Erin Balough, Raylene Davis, Karyn Kiefer, Ellen Robin […]

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  • Chicago Takes Heart Event Highlights!


    The Chicago Takes Heart – Teaming Up for Research event took place on Friday September 25 at 19 S. LaSalle in downtown Chicago from 11am – 2pm. Mascots Southpaw (White Sox) and Tommy Hawk (Blackhawks) made an appearance to sign autographs and take pictures. Raffle prizes were donated by local merchants. A great time was […]

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Are you a SCAD survivor? Has SCAD affected your family or friends? Let your voice be heard! You can use the "Tell Your Story" link below to submit your information and it will be posted in the blog section of the website (see "Read Stories"). Or, tell your story in a video and send it to us by email. Short (2-3 minute) videos will be posted on our youtube channel.

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