Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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  • Accept the SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Challenges — Feb 18-24


    SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week© is February 18-24, 2024! During the week, we will be posting a new challenge each day. We hope you will join in on the fun and accept each day’s challenge! Together, we can continue to raise awareness about SCAD! Check our Facebook, X (Twitter) and Instagram pages each day starting […]

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  • Wear Red & Go Red for Women – Feb 2


    The month of February has been set aside as American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease. Heart Disease is the number one killer in both men and women. February 2 is Wear Red Day and Go Red for Women. So, dig out some red clothes and help spread awareness. According to the CDC […]

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  • $145,000 to Research!


    As we look forward to a new year, we want to pause for a few minutes to celebrate our 2023 $145,000 donation to the groundbreaking SCAD research at Mayo Clinic under the leadership of Dr. Sharonne Hayes. Thank you to everyone who has helped to raise this fantastic amount of money to advance research. The […]

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  • December Greetings!


    As the new president of the board, I am very honored and very proud to say that we have continued to make great strides over the last nine months, and will continue the great work of the previous board going forward. We have elected six new board members, for a total of nine Board Members. The […]

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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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