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Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women

If you are like many women, you may fear breast cancer above all other diseases. But did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women, and that it kills almost twice as many women as all cancers, including breast cancer?

That’s why Novant Health experts are committed to keeping your heart healthy. Our heart and vascular specialists offer the following women’s heart health resources:

  • Personalized risk assessments to determine an individualized wellness plan that’s based on your specific heart health needs

  • Free classes and programs to help you learn more about heart health and what you can do to lower your risk of developing heart disease

Take our online cardiac risk assessment