Friday, October 28, 2011

Heart Disease is #1 Killer Worldwide

VOAVideo: Heart Disease is #1 Killer Worldwide

Heart disease is the number one killer in the world, and it is mostly preventable. But reducing deaths from heart disease will require changes in lifestyle and public policy, and better public awareness programs. Women are at greater risk from heart disease than men. That's partly because it's harder to diagnose in women. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on efforts to lower those risks and help women avoid heart disease.

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