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Did You Know There Are Early Warning Signs For Hypertension?

One of the most dangerous things about hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is that it can damage a woman's body without even being noticed. Here's what you need to know.

Healthy Aging

Did You Know That Heart Disease Affects Women Of Color Differently?

The risk of cardiovascular disease among women, especially women of color is poorly understood, yet the statistics speak for themselves. Here’s what you need to know.

Healthy Aging

Menopause And Your Heart

Both age and menopause increase your risk of heart disease but there are lifestyle changes that can significantly reduce your risk at any age.

Healthy Aging

What Worries Women About Their Heart Health?

We asked more than 1,600 women to share their thoughts about heart health. Here is what they had to say.

Healthy Living

Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

Healthy Aging

Aging Smart, Aging Well: How Women Make Decisions About Their Health In The 21st Century

Created by HealthyWomen and WebMD, Aging Smart, Aging Well is a new nationwide initiative spotlighting the health information needs and concerns of women ages 40 and older.

Pregnancy & Parenting

Infant Feeding Choices: What Parents Are Saying

If you’ve ever felt judged by any of your parenting choices, you’re not alone. Read what 1,202 mothers and caregivers had to say during a recent survey.

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