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50 health secrets every woman over 50 should know

Learn what you need more of and what to cut out when you hit this important milestone.

1. It’s heart disease that women need to worry about
1. It’s heart disease that women need to worry about
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Most women fear breast cancer, but heart disease is actually the No.1 killer for women, causing one in three deaths each year. Women’s heart health risks increase after menopause, yet just one in five women believe that heart disease is the greatest threat to health.

Red wine may protect you from heart disease, but some people shouldn't drink it at all. Scientists believe the polyphenols found in red grapes' skin are cardioprotective.



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