Understanding Heart Disease With PAML
June 17, 2014
Learn what you can do can to help prevent heart disease
Heart disease used to be considered a mostly male health issue; but that’s not true anymore. In the United States alone, 1 in 4 women will die from heart disease. Even women under age 65, especially if they have a family history of heart disease, need to pay close attention to the risk factors. Dr. Francisco Velázquez and Patty Sipes from PAML join us to explain how people are determining their true risk.
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There are approximately 7,000 known rare diseases, but only 5% of them have an approved treatment. Learn how early intervention, proper management strategies, and clinical trials are key for rare disease patients.
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