NHLBI IN THE PRESS
NHLBI Director Gary Gibbons interviewed by Essence magazine about heart disease in women

NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons was interviewed by Essence magazine about heart disease in women. In the article, Dr. Gibbons noted that although heart disease is the leading cause of death of women and affects African-American women disproportionately, the disease can be prevented. He emphasized the importance of being more physically active and making healthier food choices to develop a heart-healthy lifestyle.