African American Women And Heart Disease

Heart disease & stroke is the No. 1 killer in women, and stroke disproportionately¬†affects African-Americans. Importantly, African-American women are less likely than Caucasian women to be aware that heart disease is the leading cause of death. Diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, physical inactivity, obesity and a family history of heart disease are all greatly prevalent among African-Americans and are major risk factors … Continue reading African American Women And Heart Disease