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Do you know your risk? Read on to find out the truth about seven heart disease myths

Women and heart disease

Are you aware of your heart disease risk? Perhaps you should be. Most women have at least one risk factor – diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, lack of exercise, or high blood pressure – and yet many are misinformed about their chances of developing heart disease and the health dangers it brings. Raise your awareness by busting seven myths about women and heart disease.

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