It’s long been known that women have gotten short shrift in terms of being screened for heart disease. Women who present to emergency rooms, as well as to their physicians’ offices, tend to be less aggressively tested and treated for heart disease than men. Women get fewer stress tests, coronary
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Heart disease remains the number one cause of death for men and women in the U.S., but the risks and treatment of heart disease differ significantly between the genders.
Unfortunately, awareness of these differences is still relatively poor in the general public, says cardiologist Holly Andersen, MD, director of Education and