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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack – WebMD

This amazes me.

We need to find ways to ensure that women, especially young women, survivors of a heart attack get the same treatment as men.

Here were some startling results from this new study: "For at least 80 percent of the year after their heart attack, only one-third of the survivors filled all of their prescriptions. Among women younger than 55, just 65 percent started taking all of their medications as prescribed, compared with 75 percent of men of the same age."


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