By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer
Published: 07/22/2014 10:35 AM on LiveScience
Women make up one-quarter of heart attack patients a...
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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.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women, not breast cancer. That fact may be surprising to many people given all of the media attention and prevention efforts surrounding breast cancer.
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