TRUTH: 심장 disease is the leading cause of death of women in the U.S. Almost every minute, a woman in the U.S. dies from 심장 disease. Nearly five times as many women (200,000) will die from 심장 attacks alone this 년 than will die from breast cancer.
MYTH #2: 심장 disease is a man’s problem.
TRUTH: Since 1984, 더 많이 women than men have died of 심장 disease each year. Women have a 28% increased risk of dying as compared to men to die within the first 년 after a 심장 attack.