By Susan Ince
The brutal truth: When a woman suffers a heart attack, she is more likely
than a man to die, be permanently disabled, or have a second attack within a
year. "We could do a lot to give women longer lives and better-quality
lives if we could help them recognize heart problems before the first
attack," says Jean C. McSweeney, Ph.D., R.N., nurse researcher at the
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In an award-winning research
project, she interviewed hundreds...