Heart Disease and Women : New information on role of sex in heart disease

Published: February, 2005

BOSTON , MA — Only a few years ago, most of what we knew about heart disease, the number one killer of women, came from studies in men. More recent research, though, is uncovering new information about the sex differences in heart disease. Here are some of those findings, from the February issue of the Harvard Women's Health Watch:

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