The Misconceptions of Women and Heart Disease

Closing the gender gap

Noel Bairey Merz, M.D., is the Director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.

Evan McCabe is a 55-year-old married mom of two grown daughters. Working as a cardiac care nurse in Santa Barbara, she had no idea she was suffering from heart disease. Her life was saved by Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, and now they’re working together to spread Barbra’s message – calling awareness to heart disease as the number one killer of women.

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