Heart Attack in Women (cont.)
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For more information on heart disease in women
For more information on heart disease, please call womenshealth.gov at 1-800-994-9662 or contact the following organizations:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Cholesterol Education Program
National High Blood Pressure Education Program
Act In Time to Heart Attack Signs Campaign
The Heart Truth
American Heart Association
Medically reviewed by Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, M.D. Program Director Heart Failure & Arrhythmias Branch Division of Cardiovascular Diseases National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Robert J. Bryg, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/4/2014
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