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New Information on Heart Disease and Menopause

According to the NIH, heart disease — not breast cancer — is the number one killer of women.  Ladies, listen up here are some important statistics from the American Heart Association: “An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease. 1 in 31 American women die from breast cancer each year, but …

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Heart Disease: Recognize the Symptoms of a Heart Attack – the No. 1 Killer of Women

While women are constantly hearing how important it is to do breast self-exams and have annual mammograms, heart attack — not breast cancer — is the number one killer of women. So it’s extremely important that we recognize the symptoms of heart attack in women. These symptoms can vary quite dramatically from the major symptoms …

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What Women in Menopause Need to Know About Heart Disease

Take heart: Cardiovascular disease is the number-one killer of women in the United States. No, ladies, it’s not cancer. In fact, right now, more than one in three women have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association, and every 90 seconds, one of them suffers a heart attack, according to the …

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