• A large study found that among patients admitted to the hospital for a heart attack, women were far less likely than men to get angiography to find vessel blockages or angioplasty to clear them.

  • Women were about twice as likely as men to die within a month of a heart attack, the study said.

Arterial Blockage

  • An estimated 42 million American women live with cardiovascular disease, but too many are unaware of the threat they face. Many women can significantly reduce their risk of heart disease by making modifications in their diet and lifestyle. Read more...