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What are silent killer diseases?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
When probed about the scariest diseases, many doctors point to ones that disguise their warning signs. Known as silent killers, they’re characterized by subtle symptoms that often go undetected. In women, these stealthy life-threatening illnesses strike up to 10 million each year and kill over 100,000.
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