In the U.S., 1 in 4 women will die from heart disease—almost half a million deaths each year—yet the perception that heart disease is primarily a man’s disease persists. An American Heart Association survey found that fewer than one-half of American women are aware that heart disease is their leading
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Depression associated with higher incidence of heart attack
Women age 55 and younger may be twice as likely as men to have a heart attack if they also suffer from depression. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (June 18, 2014) suggests that depression may be a
Many women are surprised to learn that their most serious health threat is not breast cancer, but heart attack. Clogged arteries are the leading killer of women in the U.S. And while the number of overall deaths from heart disease has declined for 40 years, the rate among women ages
What would happen if you were to replace one serving of a sugary drink per day with water or unsweetened tea or coffee?
You would lower your risk of developing diabetes by up to 25 percent, according to a study published April 30, 2015 in the European journal Diabetologia.
That’s not all.