Historically speaking, a woman’s value resided in the sum of her parts, her womb, her ovaries, the width of her hips, her sex, and her ability to give pleasure. This may be one explanation for why studies into women's health trail decades behind men.

If I were to ask you to list five signs of a heart attack, what would you come up with? If you said cold sweats or nausea, chest pressure or pain, shortness of breath, pain in one or both arms, chest, back or stomach pains, congratulations, the 50 years of research into heart disease has paid off. You correctly identified signs that can help save your father, son, brother, uncle or nephew from a heart attack.

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Last night, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel got serious in his monologue. While discussing the birth of his son, William John Kimmel, he revealed that his baby had a heart defect. Kimmel then used Billy's story to make a tearful plea to protect the health care coverage provided through Obamacare.

He opened his monologue by saying, "I have a story to tell about something that happened to our family last week. Before I go into it, I want you to know it has a happy ending."

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If the Grim Reaper takes any particular form in the United States, it may well be that of heart disease. Heart disease causes one in every four deaths-- killing more men and women than any other disease.

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