Heart Disease and Women
Ladies, if you think you can leave worrying about heart disease -- along with fixing the toilet, changing the oil, and killing spiders -- to the guys, think again. Women are just as vulnerable to heart disease as men. The good news is there's a lot you can do to lower your risk. Only about 25% of heart disease risk is genetic, so you have more control than you might think. Here are eight heart-healthy habits to help you avoid the clogs, clots, and other snafus that can jam a woman's heart.