Women May Be More Likely Than Men to Ignore Heart Attack Symptoms

October 29, 2014 6:18 PM

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michaeljung/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health say that women may ignore the symptoms of a heart attack for too long.

Heart disease is the most common cause of death for American women, but researchers say that in studying men's and women's responses to chest pain, women were slower to seek medical attention. Chest pain is a sign of a possible heart attack, and the study, presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular So...

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