PRESS ROOM

Media Contact
Shawn Zehnder Lea, vice president for strategic communications for the Mississippi Hospital Association, can help media with interviews of statewide partners, key campaign participants (including Mississippi women with heart disease) and additional information about heart disease among women. She can be reached at (800) 289-8884, (601) 368-3237 or slea@mhanet.org. Statewide partners may also be contacted directly for local interest stories.

Press Releases/Stories
Mississippi physician attends launch of American Heart Month by Laura Bush >
Gov. Barbour declares 2004 the Year for Women and Heart Disease Awareness >
Women's Heart Attack Symptoms: Knowledge is Power >

Pictures and Quotes from Mississippi's Heart Truth Kickoff >
President Bush Proclaims February Heart Month >
Remarks by Mrs. Bush on Women and Heart Disease >

Image Library
Downloadable photos and graphics for use in news stories or articles related to The Heart Truth campaign. Go to Image Library >

More about the Heart Truth Campaign
American women don't realize that heart disease is their story. Despite the many news accounts about heart disease and its risk factors, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol, they still think it happens mostly to men. But heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women. View the Campaign Backgrounder >

Campaign Materials
PSAs and other materials can be found in the Campaign Materials area.