Twenty years ago this month, Karen Yontz passed away at the young age of 48 after an eight year battle with heart disease. The Karen Yontz Women’s Cardiac Awareness Center is proud to bear Karen’s name and continue her legacy of helping people. The Center is dedicated to decreasing the incidence and impact of heart disease in women by raising awareness, promoting wellness and advocating for early diagnosis and treatment.
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The Karen Yontz Women's Cardiac Awareness Center is a nationally recognized resource center dedicated to decreasing the incidence and impact of heart disease in women by raising awareness, promoting wellness and advocating for early diagnosis and intervention for women with cardiac disease.
The Center is located at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center and offers a warm, welcoming environment in which women can take a heart disease risk assessment, browse through a library of resources, take classes and speak one-on-one with a nurse, a dietician or other staff person about questions, concerns and best practices for treating and preventing heart disease.