Addressing coronary heart disease risk in women
NANETTE K. WENGER, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), and Consultant, Emory Heart Center, Emory University School of Medicine; and Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta
Contrary to popular perceptions, coronary heart disease (CHD) is a serious and widespread problem in US women. Public education, preventive interventions, and better data on CHD risk and prevention in women are needed.