Preventing women’s top 10 health threats

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Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in North America.  But it’s not the only threat that is deadly for us.  Our most serious – yet largely preventable – health threats are:

  • 1. heart disease
  • 2. cancer – particularly lung cancer
  • 3. stroke
  • 4. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • 5. Alzheimer’s disease
  • 6. motor vehicle accidents
  • 7. type 2 diabetes
  • 8. influenza
  • 9. kidney disease
  • 10. blood poisoning

Find out more from Mayo Clinic about prevention tips for these top 10 killers.

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