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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Disease

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Disease

When I mapped out the plans for my life, becoming a statistic for heart disease wasn’t part of them. However, I became one.Like too many other women, I was unaware of the statistics about women and heart disease. February is Heart Month, so now is the ideal time to learn that: Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women.90 percent of women have one or more risk factors for heart disease or stroke.Only 1 in 5 women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat.More women than men have died each year since 1984 from heart disease and stroke.80 percent of cardiac and stroke events can be preventable with education and action.How can women begin changing these dismal statistics? There w

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