Heart Disease Is the Number One Cause of Death for Women

But too many women don't realize they could be at risk

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From Rotten Teeth to Advanced Cancer, Patients Feel the Effects of Treatment Delays

Along with exacerbating existing health problems, the pandemic has caused a host of new medical issues in patients

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The Top 5 Foods That Reduce Inflammation

These anti-inflammatory foods can reduce chronic inflammation and improve your health

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

What do you need to know about diabetes and heart disease? Dr. Nieca Goldberg suggests questions to ask if you have either or both conditions.

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The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Type 2 diabetes greatly increases your chance of developing cardiovascular disease, and the two share many risk factors. Luckily, you can make changes to lower your risk for both.

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My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

I was a healthy, active woman with no family history of heart disease when I had a heart attack

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Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Risk factors, racial disparities and sex differences should all be considered

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Do You Need to See a Cardio-Oncologist?

Lifesaving treatments can increase the risk of heart disease. A cardio-oncologist can help keep your heart healthy while you fight cancer.

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Sexual Health and Your Heart

Here's what you need to know about resuming sexual activity after a cardiovascular event

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Not Skipping a Beat

Six-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant opens up about her recent heart surgery

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What Are Women’s Views About High Blood Cholesterol?

HealthyWomen recently ran a survey of over 1,100 respondents in partnership with Esperion to better understand women's views on high blood cholesterol.

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Statins Worked for My Parents, but They Didn’t Work for Me

Teresa experienced pain in her legs, knees and hips and didn't realize it was the statins she was taking to manage her high cholesterol.

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I Never Felt Chest Pain, but I Had a Heart Attack

Joan shares the common signs of heart attack in women she experienced, which did not include chest pain. Read her story.

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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.

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