Heart Problems

Heart disease is the top killer of men and women in the US, however there's a gaping gender gap when it comes to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment, according to Pacific Standard.

Drawing on findings from several studies, writer Maya Dusenbery reports that many physicians underestimate female patients' personal risk for heart disease, take a less preventive approach to care compared to male patients and are alarmingly unaware of gender variations in heart attack symptoms.

Pacific Standard

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