by Carolyn Thomas ♥ @HeartSisters ♥ August 11, 2019
.“A Typical Heart“ is a short but powerful documentary film about women’s #1 killer. Heart disease, in fact, will kill more women this year than all forms of cancer combined. Yet until very recently, cardiac research on diagnostic tools, drugs and procedures has been done only on (white, middle-aged) men.(1) Even the lab mice used in early cardiac research were exclusively male animals.(2 ) No wonder many women still consider heart disease to be a “man’s problem”.
“If women make up over half our population, why are our heart attack symptoms still called ATYPICAL?” Continue reading ““A Typical Heart” Film Screening/Panel Discussion September 7th”