Gender Differences in Heart Disease Put Women at a Disadvantage

Women face unique risk factors for heart disease; greater awareness is key for prevention and improved outcomes.

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 Outreach at the Ronald […]

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