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SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week

February 15, 2022

Feb. 20-26, 2022 SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week is the 3rd full week in February. This year mark your calendar for February 20-26, 2022 and watch our Facebook page for additional information. While anytime is the right time to raise awareness about SCAD, February 20-26 Heart Attack Awareness Week is a great week to make […]

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2022 5K SCADaddle for Research Dates

January 23, 2022

Planning is underway and details are being finalized for our 2022 in-person SCADaddles! Registration will be opening soon on all 5Ks with specific dates. Mark your calendars and plan on attending one or more of the following 5Ks: West Coast (San Diego) – April 23 Minnesota (St. Paul) – May 14 National (Chicago area)- June […]

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$125,000 Raised & Donated to Research!!!

December 21, 2021

Despite postponing the 2021 SCADaddles to 2022, thanks to the hard work and generosity of so many, we recently donated $125,000 to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program, Rochester, MN under the leadership of Dr. Sharonne Hayes! Mayo Clinic was the first to start research on SCAD. These funds came from a variety of sources including […]

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It’s Year-End Donation Time!

November 29, 2021

Today is the perfect time to make your year-end donation to SCAD Research, Inc. Large or small, your dollars help to find answers about SCAD. Giving Tuesday is a great day to make your donation. Simply click the Donate button on our website, visit our Facebook page (FB covers fees) or send a check to […]

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We Reached the $7500 Goal – Thank You!

November 13, 2021

Thanks to everyone’s generosity, we have raised a little over $7500 in less than 3 weeks! Thank you to those who made a donation, large or small, to meet the goal and take advantage of the full match! We especially appreciate our very generous survivor, who wishes to remain anonymous, for this challenge. The survivor […]

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Virtual Mayo SCAD Research Update with Social a Success!

October 27, 2021

Watch the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program specialists discuss the latest research findings on October 23rd. We truly appreciate Drs. Sharonne Hayes (team lead), Marysia S. Tweet, Patricia Best, Rekha Mankad, and Nurse Practitioner Kari Dessner sharing both their expertise and their Saturday evening with us. The evening began with Bob Alico, SCAD Research, Inc. […]

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$5000 Match Challenge!

October 24, 2021

We are ready for a challenge and know you are too! A SCAD survivor is providing a one-to-one match up to $5000 on donations made between now and November 7! And….to sweeten the challenge, if we raise $2,500 by 10/24 (11:59pm Pacific Time) she will donate an extra $2500! Help meet this challenge – click […]

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Register Today for Virtual Mayo SCAD Research Update & Social

October 9, 2021

Join us on Zoom Saturday, October 23 at 7 pm CST for the latest research presented by Dr. Sharonne Hayes (team lead), Dr. Rajiv Gulati(cath lab) and Dr. Timothy Olson (genetics) from Mayo Clinic’s SCAD Research team. A Q&A session will follow with questions submitted on Zoom. Afterwards, we’ll break into small groups based on […]

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Upcoming Virtual SCAD Social

October 3, 2021

Plans are underway for a Virtual SCAD Social on Saturday, October 23 in the evening! We are honored Dr. Sharonne Hayes and other Mayo Clinic researchers will join us to share their latest research findings followed by a Q&A. Afterwards, we will break into small groups to share and get to know each other. This […]

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2021 SCADaddles Postponed to 2022

August 14, 2021

Due to the Delta variant and based on concerns expressed by health professionals, the Board of Directors made the very difficult decision to postpone all 2021 5K SCADaddle for Research run/walks until 2022. Concern for safety is our priority. Those who registered along with the event sponsors should be receiving an email regarding the cancellation. […]

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