Heart Disease in Women: There IS a Difference

Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women in the United States, yet it is still perceived as a disease of men. In fact, women are 50 percent more likely than men to be diagnosed incorrectly after having a heart attack. Understanding the differences — from basic anatomy to the way they experience heart attack symptoms — can help women take charge of their heart health.

Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D. welcomes cardiologist Andrea Vitello, M.D. who focuses on women’s heart issues as part of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s prevention and risk reduction team.

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