Prevention and Awareness: Fighting Women’s Heart Disease

Feb 25, 2014

It’s February - heart month – to me, a female cardiologist, it is a reminder of the work we have left to do. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for both men and women in the US, it kills more every year than all cancers combined.

Know The Facts About Heart Disease

Feb 12, 2014
Coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke are the top killers of women in America today. This statistic points out the importance of prevention and awareness—women must be able to identify the causes, and symptoms, of heart disease.

Heart Health: Why Prevention is Key

Feb 10, 2014

Here’s the thing about heart disease: It’s sneaky. Forget the Hollywood depiction of a heart attack—the dramatic clutching of the chest and woozy stumble. For women, especially, the signs can be all too easy to overlook, including indigestion, dizziness and fatigue (and who isn’t tired?).