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High-Risk Heart

Tara Ellison | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Tara Ellison

Heart disease kills more women every year than breast cancer, yet heart disease doesn't have as good a publicist. People don't talk about it enough -- especially not women.

Health, Prevention and Wellness: Our Focus This Month, Every Month

Nancy Brown | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Arianna and I recognized this as an opportunity to have a more profound impact. Together, we could -- no, should -- use whatever influence we have to touch more women, and to focus their attention on this vital issue of women and heart disease.

Heart Disease Is Still The No. 1 Killer Of Women. Here's What We Need To Know To Change That

Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living

The fight against heart disease in women has come a long way in the 10 years since the American Heart Association first began focusing attention on ho...

Why Heart Disease Strikes Women Later Than Men

Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 09/24/2013 01:09 PM EDT on LiveScience Women tend to develop heart disease about 10 years later than men, ...

It's Time For Women To Pay More Attention To This Health Concern

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

We've decided to partner with the American Heart Association (AHA) to help close the knowledge gap. We are true soul mates in this marriage: Both HuffPost and the AHA are passionately committed to promoting ways to improve health and decrease stress.

Beyond the Breasts and Straight to the Heart

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Women are made up of more than just breasts, a uterus, and a pair of ovaries. There is more to women's health than the care and cure of these three vital but non-comprehensive organs. We need to look beyond, to the forgotten whole woman, who is more than a sum of her parts.

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: Woman's Day for Women's Lives

Amy Brightfield | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Brightfield

The Red Dress Awards are an event that Woman's Day holds annually to spotlight doctors, researchers and advocates who are making a difference in the fight against heart disease in women.

It's Time For Gender Equality In Treatment Of Heart Disease

Barbra Streisand | Posted 02.06.2012 | Impact
Barbra Streisand

Women have made enormous strides. We've had women explore the depths of outer space, a woman has run for president of the United States, and a woman has served as speaker of the house. Yet a boys club still exists in the medical sciences.

Tests Often Miss Signs Of Heart Disease In Women: Report

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss. It's part of a puzzling gender gap: Women tend...

The Heart Of The Matter

Pamela Serure | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home
Pamela Serure

More women will die from heart disease, than from all cancers combined. And to rattle the feminists, heart disease now kills more women than men.