Women, This Is Not Your Father’s Heart Disease

Heart disease is no longer considered a man’s problem. In fact, it’s the leading cause of death in women in the U. S. According to the American Heart Association, 60% of all heart attacks occur in women. In 2010, it was estimated that 785,000 of that 60% would suffer a recurring heart attack. Nearly every […]

Gender Bias in the Research

The common belief once was that when women reach menopause, our risk of developing a heart attack or coronary heart disease (CHD) becomes the same as a man’s.  Right? How many women believe this? I know I did, so I was not worried.  And I do not believe that your genes are your fate either.  […]