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Emotional stress and heart disease in women: an interview with Dr. Viola Vaccarino
When it comes to the effects of emotional stress on the heart, young men and women may not be created equal. Understanding the role of emotional factors—in particular psychological stress—on heart disease risk is a professional passion for longtime NHLBI grantee, Dr. Viola Vaccarino, a leader in women’s health research. Read full fact sheet...


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Emotional stress and heart disease in women: an interview with Dr. Viola Vaccarino

Last Updated: July 24, 2014

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