Women's Heart Health

Younger Women Should Start NOW to Defend Against Heart Attacks

 New research shows that younger women in the U.S. are experiencing heart attacks at a higher rate than they were 20 years ago.

See how you can take steps now to safeguard your heart.

Total Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Screenings

When was the last time you took your blood pressure or had your cholesterol tested? If it's been a while, now’s the perfect time to get tested for FREE at Virtua Health & Wellness Center - Cherry Hill. Fasting isn’t required.
 
Date: Monday, December 16, 2019
Time: 11 am - 2 pm
Location: Virtua Health & Wellness Center - Cherry Hill, 1 Brace Road, Cherry Hill, NJ
 
Register online for a specific time or call 1-888-847-8823.

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AHA News: These Diets Helped Women With Diabetes Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Eating patterns similar to the Mediterranean diet and the blood pressure-lowering DASH may help older women with Type 2 diabetes ward off heart attacks, strokes and related problems, new research suggests.

Diabetes afflicts one-quarter of Americans 65 and older. An estimated 68% of these patients will die of heart disease, and 16% will die of stroke.

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