HEART DISEASE

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women and heart disease

Women Need to Take Care Of Their Hearts at Every Age

When you think of someone having a heart attack, it’s very likely that an older man comes to mind. The reality, however, is that heart disease continues to be the most common cause of death among women.

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Vaping May Be More Dangerous Than Cigarette Smoking, Studies Show

Some people take up vaping to avoid the health hazards of smoking cigarettes. But when it comes to your heart health, a pair of recent studies show e-cigarettes are just as dangerous as cigarettes made from tobacco.

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Could You Have Heart Disease And Not Know It?

For many people, the first sign of coronary artery disease (CAD) is a heart attack or life-threatening arrhythmia. Learn about a test that can help determine your risk for heart disease or CAD.

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Be Careful In the Summer Heat if You Have Heart Disease

Enjoy fun in the sun this summer - but be cautious in the hot weather if you or someone in your family has heart disease or a congenital heart condition.

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How Early Menopause is Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Menopause is the start of a new chapter. One aspect that many women may not realize is that they now are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Cardiovascular Disease Is Different for Women

Women are increasingly aware of cardiovascular disease and its symptoms. But many don't know that women have different symptoms, treatments and outcomes than men. Learn about these important differences and what you should do.

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How Your OB-GYN Can Help Protect Your Heart

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, more than all cancers combined. Your OB-GYN can play a key role in helping detect heart disease early on. Learn more.

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Heart Attacks Becoming More Common in Younger Women

Many young women spend more time worrying about cancer than their heart health, but young women have to understand that heart disease knows no age requirement.

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