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SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week

February 11, 2023

SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week is February 19-25. This is the perfect week to spread the word. Wondering what can you do to raise awareness about spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)? Here are a few ideas: Contact your local newspapers & radio/TV stations, introduce yourself and offer to tell them your story. Submit your story […]

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Announcing…2023 SCADaddle for Research Run/Walk Dates

January 27, 2023

The 5K SCADaddle© for Research run/walks raise tens of thousands of dollars for research. Survivors, their supporters and families/friends who lost a loved one to SCAD (our SCAD Angels) join together to meet, support each other and raise funds for research. Our run/walks are organized by volunteers and are open to everyone including the general […]

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Total of $110,000 Grant to Mayo Clinic in 2022

January 19, 2023

We wanted to share the thank you note received from Dr Sharonne Hayes after she received SCAD Research, Inc. additional $20,000 grant. This additional grant brings our 2022 gift to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program to $110,000. We truly appreciate the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Team’s dedication to find answers about SCAD. Thank you to […]

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Additional $20,000 Grant to Mayo Clinic….

January 3, 2023

On Wednesday 12/28/22 we checked our PO Box and found a number of generous donations! Plus, we received several wonderful online donations too. We were quite surprised and extremely grateful. The Board did a quick calculation on these recent donations and decided to increase this year’s gift to the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program by […]

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2022 Donation – $90,000 to Research!!!!

December 27, 2022

SCAD Research, Inc. Board of Directors recently awarded $90,000 to the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program under the leadership of Dr. Sharonne Hayes. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN was the first institution to begin researching SCAD in 2010. When Bob Alico, our President, notified Dr. Hayes about this year’s $90,000 donation, she responded: What absolutely WONDERFUL […]

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Ways to Make a Year End Donation

December 2, 2022

As we approach the end of the year, now is the perfect time to make a tax deductible donation to SCAD Research, Inc. Since we were established as an 501c3 charity, we have raised and awarded almost $1.2 million to research. The Board of Directors will determine our 2022 donation to research at their December […]

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2022 SCADaddle Wrap!

October 13, 2022

After two years postponing SCADaddles® due to COVID, thanks to the dedication and hard work of many, all SCADaddles in 2022 were held in-person. They also had an option to participate virtually. SCADaddles not only raise tens of thousands of dollars for research, they provide an opportunity for survivors and SCAD Angel families to meet […]

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Fall SCADaddle Registration

August 26, 2022

Registrations are coming in for our Fall SCADaddle© fun run/walks! We hope you can join us at: Michigan – September 10, Lake St. Clair Metropark, Harrison Charter Township, Michigan (approx. 20 miles NE of downtown Detroit) Pennsylvania – October 1, Molasses Park, Quakertown, Pennsylvania (Great Lehigh Valley). Register by Sept. 15 to guarantee a t-shirt. […]

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Mayo Clinic Presents Latest SCAD Research Findings

July 15, 2022

A highlight of the National Reunion on June 17 was the research presentation by Dr. Sharonne Hayes and Dr. Marysia Tweet from Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program, Rochester, MN. After the formal presentation, Drs. Hayes and Tweet answered questions from the in-person audience as well as those submitted online. Also joining the dinner and 5K […]

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9th National/Chicago Area SCADaddle© Celebration!

June 30, 2022

We’re celebrating the success of another National/Chicago Area in-person SCADaddle weekend! Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year’s National a reality especially Sarah Trulley and Sonia Perez-Morales, co-chairs and Carol Zich, who guided Sarah and Sonia throughout months of planning. SCAD Social Reunion The SCAD Reunion took place at the Embassy Suites, […]

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