Discussing heart disease in women

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) - February is America Heart Health Month. Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S., claiming more women's lives than all forms of cancer combined. A greater percentage of women die within one year of a heart attack compared to men.

Dr. Kathryn Lindley, a Washington University cardiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and Jodi Kuhn, a former heart patient at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, visit KPLR 11 to discuss the importance of taking care of your heart and understanding the risks and symptoms associated with heart disease.

Patients or health care providers who want to learn how to reduce your risk of heart disease, visit barnesjewish.org/heart or call 855-45-HEART.