Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Although African-American women are at a greater risk of dying from the disease than any other ethnic group, they are least likely to know the risk factors. The first step in prevention is getting informed about a disease thatâ€™s expected to cost the nation approximately $800 billion a year by 2030, according to the American Heart Association.
Rhonda Medows, MD, chief medical officer and executive vice president of United Healthcareâ€™s government programs shares her heart healthy tips with BlackEnterprise.com. Dr. Medows breaks down her "Dress for Success" formula and how it equals a longer, robust life.