The name Barbara Streisand is widely recognized. The diva, who is among the best-selling recording artists of all time, is also well-known for her political opinions and charity endeavors. A few years ago, the celebrity blended the two by publicly speaking out and fighting a fatal illness with which she is intimately familiar.
The Women’s Heart Alliance was founded in 2014 by the Oscar-winning actress and singer and billionaire Ron Perelman. Streisand claimed she was “totally astonished” to see that bias persisted in the hospital emergency room, which was brought on by the gender gap in heart health.
When the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center opened at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, the singer of Evergreen vowed to enhance research into women’s heart health there.
“I read an article regarding gender differences in heart health in The New York Times fifteen years ago “79-year-old Streisand explains.