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Women can have heart attacks without chest pain. That leads to dangerous delays

6 mins | Feb 25, 2020
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What medical condition do you think is the number one killer of women? Well, contrary to popular opinion, it's heart disease - and bad information about what a heart attack looks like for women is leading to dangerous delays in receiving treatment. Cardiology fellow, Ersilia M. DeFilippis writing in The Washington Post, reports.
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