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February is Heart Month – spread the word with Elizabeth Banks’ “Just a Little Heart Attack”

Leave it to Elizabeth Banks to make heart attack awareness funny. Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for women. Women have worse outcomes after a heart attack than men and many women cannot recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. We have serious work to do when it comes to protecting our hearts. Cheers to Elizabeth Banks for giving us a way to spread the awareness with humor!

Learn more about women’s unique heart attack symptoms and the fascinating history of heart disease research and how it has harmed women’s health here:

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Alison Relyea-Parr

Alison Relyea-Parr

Alison is the editor and contributor of A UW-Madison graduate, Alison is also an illustrator and educator.