• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Six Heart Numbers Women Should Know

February 5, 2016

blood pressure monitor
Cardiovascular disease
is not just a men's issue. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says heart disease is the number one killer of men and women. In honor of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day, a day to build awareness about women's risk of heart attack and stroke, Mayo Clinic experts are reaching out to women to help them stay heart healthy. They say a good place to start is to know your numbers. Reporter Vivien Williams has more on the six heart numbers every woman should know.

Watch the Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast quality video of the Mayo Clinic Minute is available in the downloads. (TRT 1:10) Download the script. 

Enjoy this previously posted parody of the song 8675309/Jenny. It was produced by the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network to promote heart health. Make sure you know your blood pressurelipids and BMI!

 

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