The greatest risk to women's health is the misconception that heart attacks are isolated to men. When women think about their health, breast cancer or ovarian cancer quickly come to mind, but heart disease is the leading cause of death among American women. It not only kills more women than any cancer, it kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. While that's surprising, it's equally surprising how preventable heart disease can be, thanks to a healthy lifestyle.

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