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Heart Attack Women

Heart Attacks In Young Women Don't Always Cause Chest Pain

Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living

When you think of the signature symptom of a heart attack, chest pain probably comes to mind. But according to a new study, when some young and middle...

6 Often-Missed Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ellen Dolgen

During heart attacks, women often suffer from symptoms that are far different than the stereotypical chest pains that men experience. And recognizing those signs -- and getting to an emergency room ASAP -- could save your life.

Go Red for Women: But I'm Not Fat... Or Old... Or Lazy

Rachel D'Souza-Siebert | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel D'Souza-Siebert

Heart disease doesn't look a certain way or discriminate. It doesn't just affect old, overweight, inactive men. It doesn't just happen to "other" people. And if you haven't been affected by heart disease -- trust me, there's a good chance you will in the future.

Go Red for Women: 'At Age 32, I Need a New Heart'

Mary Leah Coco | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Leah Coco

Sometimes it seems unreal that at age 32, I need a new heart. This reality serves as a reminder that you can be the perfect picture of health and still have heart disease.

Catherine Pearson

Stressful Jobs Could Up Women's Heart Attack Risk By 70 Percent | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Women

If you're a woman with a stressful job, you could have a much higher risk for serious heart problems later in life. New research has found that wo...

Catherine Pearson

Was That A Heart Attack? Study Shows Symptoms, Outcomes Can Differ For Women | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living

It was a frosty March morning in Washington, D.C., but Andrea Wongsam was burning up. She opened her car windows and peeled off her clothing, but ...

Heart Attacks Kill 6 Times As Many Women As Breast Cancer

Ricki Pollycove, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ricki Pollycove, M.D.

The best thing we can do is to modify our lifestyles as younger women, avoiding obesity, lowering rates of breast cancer as well as significantly decreasing the heavy toll of heart disease.