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Winter 2015 WashU Alumni Newsletter (pdf)

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Women and Heart Disease – Cardiologist Kathryn Lindley, MD, says there’s a need for a special
niche in the cardiovascular field that focuses on heart disease in pregnant women.
“These are the trends we see now — a higher incidence of acquired heart disease among
older moms, trends in diabetes and obesity that increase the risk for heart disease, and
congenital heart disease babies growing up to have kids of their own,” she says.