The heart of a woman

Ermann, Natalie
August 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/5/96 Supplement Medical Services, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p5A
Focuses on cardiovascular disease in women. Misconceptions regarding heart disease and women; Practice of extrapolating medical data from men and applying it to women; Statistics; Symptoms; Role of hormones; Risk factors; Diagnosis and treatment; Expectations.


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