heart disease

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs 101

Learn about the different types of medication for high cholesterol

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Can HPV Lead to Heart Disease in Women?

A growing body of research says it’s possible. Here’s what you need to know.

WomenTalk: The Heart Truth

WomenTalk: The Heart Truth

On this episode of WomenTalk, we're partnering with NIH/NHLBI to encourage women to take action to protect their heart health.

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Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack

Learn the important differences between a heart attack and cardiac arrest

Holly Morrell

Genetic Heart Disease Won't Stop Me from Living the Life I Love

Despite having many surgeries over the years, I live a happy, healthy life with heart disease

Anne Fulenwider

Q&A: Anne Fulenwider Says Heart Health and Telehealth Are In

The former Marie Claire editor talks about her journey from fashion to telehealth and how her mother’s sudden heart attack changed her view on women’s health

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What Is a Heart-Healthy Diet?

We asked trailblazing cardiologist Nieca Goldberg, M.D., about the best eating plan for a healthy heart and ways to prevent heart disease

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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.

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A Patient’s Journey: How to Navigate Health Insurance for Heart Disease

Learn the facts about insurance coverage and access to treatments for heart disease

Fast Facts: What Women Need to Know About Cardiovascular Disease

Fast Facts: What Women Need to Know About Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women. Knowing the symptoms could save your life.

Why Don’t Women Get the Same Treatment for Heart Disease as Men

Why Don’t Women Get the Same Treatment for Heart Disease as Men?

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and men, so why are women being given different treatment?

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I Had Quadruple Bypass Surgery at 48

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States — and it doesn’t care how old you are

Symptoms of Heart Attacks in Women

Symptoms of Heart Attacks in Women

Knowing your risk factors and the warning signs can help save your life

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No, Latinos Don’t Actually Have Less Heart Disease – a New Large Study Refutes the Longstanding ‘Latino Paradox’

For at least three decades, studies have shown that Latinos have better heart health than other people, but new research calls that into question

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How Mental Health Affects Your Heart

Stress, depression and anxiety can affect your heart as well as your mind. What’s the connection between mental health and heart disease, and how can you reduce your risk?

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What Is Aphasia? An Expert Explains the Condition Forcing Bruce Willis to Retire From Acting

In a message posted on Instagram, Willis’ daughter, Rumer Willis, said that the condition was “impacting his cognitive abilities.”

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The Sex of Your Cells Matters When It Comes to Heart Disease

Sex and gender disparities in cardiovascular disease are rampant

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Heart to Heart: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Heart Health Throughout Your Life

Complications during pregnancy are far from temporary when it comes to your health, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk

Jacque Gorelick

Bystander CPR Saved My Husband’s Life

A stranger’s actions helped my husband beat the odds and survive sudden cardiac arrest

Stroke vs. Heart Attack: Know the Signs & Symptoms

Stroke vs. Heart Attack: Know the Signs & Symptoms

Heart attacks and strokes are not the same. Knowing the signs and symptoms of each could save your life.

How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider About Menopause infographic

How To Talk to Your Healthcare Provider About Menopause

Want to have a chat about the big change, but don't know where to start?

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How the Pandemic’s Unequal Toll on People of Color Underlines US Health Inequities – and Why Solving Them Is so Critical

Racial and ethnic minorities have borne significantly higher risks of Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths than white people

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Sugar Detox? Cutting Carbs? A Doctor Explains Why You Should Keep Fruit on the Menu

Ripe berries and sugar crystals are both sweet, but one offers much more than just calories