Conclusions from 15 year $735 million Womens Health Initiative sponsored by the National Institute of Health challenge conventional thinking on how older women can reduce risks for heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis. We’ll discuss results of the study and implications for women’s health.


  • Dr. Judith Hsia Cardiologist, George Washington University, and principal investigator, Women's Health Initiative, National Institutes of Health
  • Dr. Bernadine Healy Health editor, U.S. News & World Report; former director, National Institutes of Health; former director, the American Red Cross; author, "Living Time: Faith and Facts to Transform Your Cancer Journey."
  • Tara Parker-Pope Columnist, The Wall Street Journal
  • Dr. Elizabeth Nabel Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health


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