After Katie Couric underwent a colonoscopy on live television in 2000, colonoscopy rates jumped by 20%. Research published in JAMA called it “The Katie Couric Effect.” Now, as part of American Heart Month, Yahoo News Global Anchor Couric is hoping to boost public awareness of heart disease in women by having her heart checked at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease. Heart disease is now the No. 1 killer of women, causing more deaths than all cancers combined. And yet only 56 percent of American women realize that heart disease is their greatest health threat. To combat this gap in understanding – and the heart disease epidemic itself – Barbra Streisand has co-founded the Women’s Heart Alliance, a collaboration between the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles and the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Katie Couric opens up about her recent transition from television to digital during the opening keynote at The Paley Center’s International Council Summit NY…
As James introduces his guests on April Fools Day, Katie Couric takes a fall down the stairs.
After Michele’s 11-year-old daughter died after being struck by a stray bullet, she decided to donate Blair’s organs. 17-year-old Andrew Myers from Hoopeston, Illinois is the boy who received Blair’s heart.
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The Supreme Court justices have stated their opinions in a case involving Samantha Elauf, a Muslim woman from Oklahoma who was denied a job at an Abercrombie…
Jim Obergefell is fired up. He’s the lead plaintiff in a case before the Supreme Court that this month could change gay rights in America forever. And in an …
Feminist icon and author Gloria Steinem joined me on Yahoo News to discuss women and the 2016 race, Steinem’s take on the latest Trump news, and the historic moment of a woman – Hillary Clinton – at the top of a major party ticket. Steinem addresses the disparity between Donald Trump’s public statements on women juxtaposed with a woman now running his campaign. Steinem also discusses her memoir, “My Life on the Road,” out in paperback this month.
On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser and pollster to the Donald Trump campaign and president of the Polling Company Inc./Women Trend, joins Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric on “Yahoo News Now.” Conway will discuss Donald Trump’s challenges with women voters and the latest news from the Trump camp.
Katie loves surprises, especially when she is surprising other people, and she has done plenty of that on the show.