Women and Heart Attack

The Shocking Sexism Inherent To Heart Attack Diagnoses

Marilyn Linton | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

This is a study about gender differences and the first of its kind to look at sex-related differences in and determinants of access to care within a population of younger people who have had heart attacks, McGill University psychologist Dr. Roxanne Pelletier, lead author, told me. "In the last decade the incidence of heart attacks have been increasing in younger people and even more quickly in women compared to men. Our team thinks that gender-related characteristics play a role in that."

Are Heart Attack Symptoms Different For Women?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Living

A sharp pain in the chest could mean one thing for women and another for men. According to a recent study from The Society for Vascular Surgery, e...