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Media Coverage: National Wear Red Day raises awareness for the number one killer of women - heart disease

February 7, 2020

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, and heart disease is more than just heart attacks. Dr. Tracy Stevens, cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, talks with local media about women's number one health threat and how preventable it can be.

The mission of Saint Luke's Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart Center is to educate and encourage women to be proactive about their heart health. 

Dr. Stevens talks to KSHB's Rae Daniel about risk factors and symptoms for heart disease in women. 


Dr. Stevens talks about how heart disease is more than just a heart attack. Hear about the different risks and the unique conditions that contribute to heart disease in women. 


Dr. Stevens shares six lifestyle changes you can do to help prevent your risk of heart disease by 95%. 

 

FOX4 interviewed Joyce, a patient who came to Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Insitute, about her abnormal symptoms of heart attack and why raising awareness for heart disease is so important. 


Dr. Stevens talks with FOX4 about heart disease in women. 

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