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SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week

February 16, 2020

SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week© is the third week in February 17-23 and starts on Presidents Day. This is the perfect time to raise awareness about spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). Here are several ways you can help raise awareness about SCAD: Share Your SCAD Story Post your own story on social media and include […]

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SCAD Strong Window Decal

February 9, 2020

SCAD Awareness Window Decals are an easy way to raise awareness about SCAD while also supporting research. SCAD Research, Inc. receives 35% of your purchase. Shipping within the United States is included in the price. Purchase Window Decal SCAD Strong Window Decal

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Michigan 5K SCADaddle© Registration Now Open!

January 11, 2020

Registrations are coming in for our first Michigan 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday May 16 at beautiful Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Charter Township, about 20 mi. from Detroit. Register by May 2 to guarantee this year’s 5K t-shirt. All registered participants will receive a medal and a t-shirt (if registered by May 2). […]

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Ninth National/Chicago area 5K SCADaddle© Registration Now Open!

December 28, 2019

Don’t miss out! Join us on Saturday June 13, 2020 for our chip timed SCADaddle© Run/Walk at Danada Forest Preserve on a 5K USATF certified course in Wheaton IL, a Chicago suburb. You won’t be disappointed! All runners/walkers will be timed. Awards will be given to overall winner male and female. Medals/recognition will be given […]

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Our Two 2019 Grants

December 16, 2019

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we awarded two grants for research on SCAD, totaling $165,000, in 2019!!! This brings our total donation to SCAD research, since our inception, to $965,000! This year’s grant recipients are: Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program; and Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Mayo Clinic was the first and […]

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Video of Mayo Clinic Research Presentation on September 28

October 27, 2019

The edited Mayo Clinic Research Presentation streamed on September 28, 2019 is now available on our YouTube channel. Dr. Sharonne Hayes gave a recap about SCAD, where the Mayo study has come from and their latest research findings. Dr. Hayes took questions from the audience including questions submitted online following her presentation. Dr. Hayes also […]

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Participants Enjoyed Lehigh Valley 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 12

October 17, 2019

Our 4th annual 5K SCADaddle© for Research run/walk took place at Upper Saucon Township Community Park in Center Valley, PA. Everyone had a great time while raising thousands of dollars for research. It was a busy SCADaddle© weekend with a Meet & Greet for SCAD survivors, their supporters and SCAD Angel’s family/friends on Friday evening […]

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West Coast 5K SCADaddle a Success!

September 30, 2019

Our 5th annual West Coast 5K SCADaddle© for Research Run/Walk at beautiful Crown Point Park in San Diego was very successful, raising thousands of dollars for research! This year’s jampacked weekend started on Friday evening with a Meet & Greet at a photo studio. Appetizers were served providing an opportunity for SCAD survivors and SCAD […]

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Another Great Minnesota SCADaddle© Weekend

September 19, 2019

About 400 registered participants including 40 survivors and 40 members of The Ruhberg’s Heart Beats On Team, who walked in memory of Dick who did not survive SCAD, enjoyed our 2nd annual 5K fun run/walk on September 7 at Battle Creek Regional Park, St. Paul (Maplewood) MN. All participants received a SCADaddle© medal as they […]

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Raising SCAD Awareness

September 17, 2019

There are several ways you can help raise awareness about SCAD including: Sharing Voices of SCAD videos on social media Audrey Carol Anna Ellen Sandra A special thanks to Nick D’Orazio for creating the Voices of SCAD series. These stories were captured at the 5Ks in FL and IL. Watch for more Voices of SCAD […]

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