18 heart health questions every woman should know the answer to

18 heart health questions every woman should know the answer to
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What's the difference between good and bad cholesterol? How do I decrease my risk of heart disease? How often should I be working out? These are questions that many wonder but don't always know the answer to.

In honor of American Heart Month, AOL expert Dr. Karen Latimer joined AOL Lifestyle on Twitter to answer some very important heart health questions.

Check out the slideshow above to learn some surprisingly simple but crucial lessons on heart health.

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