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The Female Heart: Beating to a Different Drummer -
By Doreen Marion Gee – New scientific knowledge reveals that the female heart may beat to a different drummer. A woman’s cardiovascular system is different from its male counterpart in important ways, especially when it malfunctions. New innovative diagnostic and treatment procedures are essential to meet the unique needs of female cardiac patients. Fortunately, state-of-the-art medical treatment plus many excellent resources and programs are helping women in our community as they cope with cardiac disease. The remarkable story of a local survivor puts a human face on the trauma of having a heart attack and the challenging road to recovery. …