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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Death more likely for women suffering second heart attack: report

Date posted: 2 July 2014

Female heart attack victims are more likely to die from a second heart attack than their male counterparts, new research has found. Indigenous, remote and underprivileged women are also more likely to die from heart attacks.

Research issued by the National Heart Foundation found:

The Heart Foundation is encouraging women to be proactive and ask for referrals to cardiac rehab programs, as part of the 'Go red for woman' campaign.

Source: SBS News

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Last updated: 3 July 2014
 
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