Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the Number 1 killer of women over age 25 in the United States

Heart disease is the Number 1 killer of women over age 25 in the United States, regardless of race or ethnicity. The death rate from cardiovascular diseases has decreased among men, but continues to increase in women. 1 in 4 women have some form of cardiovascular disease and 1 in 3 American women dies from heart disease. It claims the lives of more women than all forms of cancer combined.

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Leslie Cho, MD, Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Women’s Cardiovascular Center will be answering questions on women and heart disease Monday, May 7 at 12 noon EST.  Please join us!

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