Women's Heart Health

 
Registration Open for Tanner’s Living Well Workshop
Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free, six-session Living Well Workshop to help participants and caregivers manage any health condition, including — but not limited to — arthritis, being overweight, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), depression, fibromyalgia, heart disease, high blood pressure, lung disease, multiple sclerosis and stroke.
 
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5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, heart attacks, kidney failure, lower limb amputation and stroke, so it’s important to know if you’re at risk. Amy J. Eubanks, MD, shares five steps you can take to lower the likelihood you’ll develop the condition.
 
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A Lifesaving Metric: Door-to-Balloon Time
When you’re having a heart attack, the only thing that matters to you is getting blood flowing to your heart. Shazib Khawaja, MD, explains what door-to-balloon time is and why it matters.
 
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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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