New research highlights heart health disparities in female veterans
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - In conjunction with Veteran’s Day, new science from the American Heart Association is bringing attention to health disparities among female veterans when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk factors and outcomes.
Action News 5′s Amanda Hanson spoke with Dr. Sally G. Haskell with the Veterans Health Administration about why this information is important and the unique challenges veterans, particularly females, face.
Dr. Haskell also addressed how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects someone’s heart.
Watch to full interview in the video player above or on our streaming apps -- Amazon Fire, AppleTV and Roku.
Copyright 2021 WMC. All rights reserved.
Click here to sign up for our newsletter!
Click here to report a spelling or grammar error. Please include the headline.