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  • In-Person 5K SCADaddles Being Planned


    We are currently making plans, and remaining hopeful, for in-person SCADaddles© for Research weekends at the following location: National (Chicago area) August 28 Michigan (Harrison Township, NE of Detroit) September 11 Minnesota (St. Paul) September 25* North Carolina (Ulla – NE of Charlotte) September 25 (tentative) West Coast (San Diego, CA) October 2 (tentative) Lehigh […]

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  • SCAD Survivor Social a Success!


    The virtual SCAD Survivor Social on February 26 was the highlight of SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week (February 21-27). After a brief welcome, a panel with four survivors shared their experiences. Afterwards, participants broke into small groups by regions. Participants were able to easily move between regions. A big thank you to Carol Zich for […]

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  • SCAD Survivor Social – Feb. 26


    Sign up today for our SCAD Survivor Social on Fri, Feb. 26 at 7pm (CST)! We’ll begin the social with a panel of survivors who had their SCAD 5-10+ years ago: Laura Cory-Haywood, Claudia Kime, Deion Cross, Audrey Tatar and Amy Klatt Cavaliere. They will share their experiences. Afterwards we’ll break into small groups by […]

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  • SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week© 2021


    SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week is February 21-27, 2021, the third full week in February. While we hope you will raise awareness year-round, February 21-27 is a great time to get the word out. There are many ways to raise awareness including: Sharing your story on social media and your local news outlets such as […]

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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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