According to a new study, women wait longer than men to get treatment for their heart attacks. But it's not necessarily due to outright discrimination or even unconscious bias on the part of doctors and hospital staff. It's more likely due to our stereotypical idea of what a heart attack looks like.
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A new study finds that skipping meals one day a month could help prevent a heart attack. The research, conducted at the University of Utah, observed that fasting for 24 hours cuts the risk of coronary disease by up to 40%. The authors of the study believe that a break from food helps "re-set" the body's metabolism,…