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After Heart Attack 42 Percent of Women Will Die; 24 Percent of Men

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I really don't know how I could have missed the fact that within one year of having a heart attack, 42 percent of women will die and 24 percent of men.

See for yourself at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services statistics website.

That's really all I want to say for today, Day 20 of my 29 days of thoughts during American Heart Month.

It's enough.

Photos via Getty.

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Heart attack survivors, please click on this link and take the Yale Heart Study. If you haven't had a heart attack, click and forward to someone you love who has had a heart attack. Thank you.

Disclosure: Suzanne O'Malley is a Senior Research Associate for the non-profit NIH-funded Yale Heart Study, application period is now open for her creative and screenwriting classes this summer at Yale Writers' Conference & Yale Summer Film Institute.

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