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2021 posts


Most-read Heart Sisters posts from a crazy year

Why you must stop saying “Well, at least. . .”

Saying the word “misdiagnosis” is not doctor-bashing

Cardiac research and the mystery of the missing facts


The weirdest stuff I’ve learned about women’s heart disease

Women’s heart disease: wrong symptoms, wrong words or wrong diagnostic tools?

Bereavement eating:  does grief cause carb cravings?

Heart disease: decades in the making

MARCH 2021

A children’s book about living with an open heart surgery scar

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APRIL 2021
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