Equal Opportunity Killer
In recent years, medical science has focused much attention on the particular impact of
on women. Historically, heart disease was thought of as a predominantly male disease.
disease has become an equal opportunity killer.
The statistics are clear. Of all females aged 45-64, one in seven suffers some form of
(Of the same aged males, one in six suffers.) In the year 1990, 51.6% of total deaths due
cardiovascular disease were female patients.
Learn more about the effect of heart disease on women. Each of the following publications
different aspects of the problem.