Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts

Dr. Viola Vaccarino, faculty member in Nutrition and Health Sciences, is mentioned in a Philly.com article about stress and women's hearts.

Emotional stress is more likely to physically impact younger women with heart disease compared to men with heart disease and seniors of both genders, new research, presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting shows... "Women who develop heart disease at a younger age make up a special high-risk group because they are disproportionally vulnerable to emotional stress," said Vaccarino.

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