Heart Beat: Women and heart disease

Published: May, 2010

In 1997, an American Heart Association survey found that 70% of women didn't know heart disease was the leading cause of death among women. Although this number has fallen, the organization's latest survey shows that fully half of women still aren't aware of this.

The survey, published in the March 2010 issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, also found that

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