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Fewer women know heart attack risks or get ideal treatments
Yahoo! News

Young women may be less aware than men of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and less likely to receive procedures needed after the deadliest type of heart attack, two U.S. studies suggest.

The first study focused on adults up to age 55 and found only about half believed they were at risk for a heart attack before they had one. Women, however, were 11 percent less likely to be told about this risk by doctors and had 16 percent lower odds of being advised on how to minimize their risk.

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