Last updated 10:29PM ET
December 15, 2017
ENC Regional News
ENC Regional News
Women and Heart Disease
(2007-03-07)
(pre) - Recent statistics show that heart disease is the number one killer of women over age 25. One in 2-point-6 women will die of cardiovascular disease compared with one in 30 from breast cancer. However only 13 percent of women view cardiovascular disease as a threat. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with Valerie Gatlin, a nurse manager at Pitt County Memorial Hospital with 18 years of experience in cardiac surgery. © Copyright 2017, pre