Women need to protect their hearts

When women are asked what disease most affects them, the response is almost always a resounding “breast cancer”.

Six in 10 women don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of Australian women and that they are three times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer.

On average, it kills 27 Australian women each day.

A new study from Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute’s preventive health group has revealed concerning health beliefs women have about the cardiac