Dr. Noel Bairey Merz

director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars Sinai

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Director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. Noel Bairey Merz on KCRW

Lisa Marie’s sudden death, at age 54, has more women thinking about heart health. The CDC says heart disease is now the leading cause of death for women in the U.S.

Heart disease: Screen promptly, especially if you have family history

Lisa Marie’s sudden death, at age 54, has more women thinking about heart health. The CDC says heart disease is now the leading cause of death for women in the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. But symptoms of the disease – and of heart attacks – can differ between men and women.

Women are more likely to survive heart attacks if treated by female doctors, study says

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. But symptoms of the disease – and of heart attacks – can differ between men and women.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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