Heart-Disease Symptoms in Women

Heart disease kills more women than cancer. Dr. Maria Duca, Virtua cardiologist, explains how women can prevent and control heart disease by understanding symptoms, risk factors and family history.


Schedule an appointment with Virtua for Women Cardiologists Maria Duca, MD, or Talya Spivack, MD.


 Call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823).

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Heart Disease Doesn’t Discriminate

Heart disease and stroke kill one woman every 80 seconds in the U.S. 

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HEART HEALTH CLASSES & SUPPORT 

These classes and support groups help you improve your heart health and lower your heart disease risks, as well as provide emotional support from others living with heart disease.

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