Every minute, heart disease takes the life of a woman in the United States, even though nearly 80% of cardiac events can be prevented. Heart disease doesn’t affect every woman in the same way, but there are signs to look for and ways to help prevent it.
Medicare covers cardiovascular disease screenings every 5 years for people with Part B. Quitting smoking also helps lower your risk of heart disease, and Medicare covers smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling for people with Part B.
National Wear Red Day is February 1st. Support the women in your life and #WearRedandGive.