Cardiovascular Disease in Women

By: Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE Cardiovascular disease (CVD) represents a major public health crisis in the US and worldwide, and despite increasing awareness, women remain disproportionately affected. According to recent statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA), CVD remains the single largest killer of American women, with an estimated 700,000 deaths annually.1, 2 … Continue reading Cardiovascular Disease in Women

What you need to know about Heart Disease

Despite continued advances in medicine, heart disease remains the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States.1 Each February marks the campaign to increase awareness of heart disease, and to focus on what each of us can do to decrease our own individual risk.   So what exactly is “heart disease”? … Continue reading What you need to know about Heart Disease