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Women Urged to Take Charge for Better Heart Health When it comes to heart disease, men and women are not created equal, says the founder of Mayo Clinic's Women's Heart Clinic Sharonne Hayes, M.D. "Women have more risk factors and they have different risk factors," says Dr. Hayes. "Some of those are autoimmune diseases, like lupus and rheumatoid [...]

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Women and Heart Attacks Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about half of all women are unaware of this fact. Founder of the Women's Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic Sharonne Hayes, M.D., says, "While there’s been a steady decline [...]

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Mayo Clinic Creates Cardio-Rheumatology Clinic to Catch Heart Disease in Arthritis Patients Early

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other chronic forms of inflammatory arthritis can face life-threatening complications, and heart disease tops the list. People with such rheumatic diseases are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart problems. Catching heart disease early is critical. Mayo cardiologists and rheumatologists have joined forces to create the Mayo Clinic Cardio-Rheumatology [...]

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Heart Disease in Women For decades, heart disease was considered a man's disease. But what many people don't realize is that each year heart disease kills more women than men. And because of this misperception, women with heart issues sometimes don't get the diagnoses or care they need. Let's go to Mayo Clinic [...]

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