Women's Heart Health

 

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Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure: all bad for the heart, but perhaps worse for women's hearts than men's, new research shows.

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes.

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