Category: Women and Heart Disease

Young Women and Heart Disease
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Young Women and Heart Disease

Although heart disease is less common in younger women, it is no less important to understand the disease, and your risk factors at a young age. In fact, you could say it is even more important to be aware at a younger age, because heart disease is largely preventable. This means that the things you...

June 7, 2015March 23, 2017by
Heart Disease in Women & Why Gender-Specific Research is Important
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Heart Disease in Women & Why Gender-Specific Research is Important

Cardiovascular disease has long been a leading cause of death in Canada, and for a long time, it was predominantly associated with older men. In the 1970s, with research and awareness on the rise, deaths due to cardiovascular disease began to decline for the total population. However, for women, the number of annual cardiovascular deaths...

May 20, 2015July 22, 2019by
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