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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for U.S. women

February is American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association says cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than all forms of cancer combined in the United States. It's typically seen as a man's disease -- but the reality is, one woman dies every 80 seconds in the U.S. from heart disease. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joined CBSN with more.
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