STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Director of Cardiac Research at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Robert Kloner, stopped by KCAL9 Monday to discuss the factors, signs, symptoms and prevention of heart attacks in women.READ MORE: LA County To Consider $10K Reward For Information In Tioni Theus Killing, Teen Found On Side Of 110 Freeway
An estimated 400,000 women die every year of heart disease, which is 10 times more than those who die of breast cancer, according to the American Heart Association.
Rosie O’Donnell started the tough conversation about heart attacks after she suffered what doctors called the “widow maker”.READ MORE: Wildlife Waystation Founder Martine Collette Dies At 79
O’Donnell expressed on Twitter her experience and the importance of knowing the symptoms and preventions of a heart attack.
For more information, check out Good Samaritan’s Heart Institute.MORE NEWS: Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Diana Ross & More Share Tributes To Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler