Go Red: Black Women and Heart Disease

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  • Why Us?
  • Smoking and Heart Disease
  • Access to Health Care Matters
  • Heart Disease Is Linked to Early Menopause
  • Reducing Your Risk
  • Educate Yourself
  • Wear Red
  • What Is Heart Disease?
  • The Silent Killer
  • The Signs of a Heart Attack

Access to Health Care Matters

Past studies have found that our poorer health outcomes transcend our behavior, according to Womenshealth.gov. It’s also about our lack of access to health care. Black women are less likely to receive the same tests and treatments as our white counterparts.  

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