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Barbra Streisand featured in JAMA podcast on heart disease in women


What The Podcast Is About: Oscar-winner, recording artist and filmmaker Barbra Streisand, who helped create a namesake Women's Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, and Noel Bairey Merz, M.D., the center's director, discuss cardiovascular disease in women, which often presents differently and may not be diagnosed.

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Media advisory: The podcast and related articles linked below are being published to coincide with a session on cardiovascular disease in women at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019. To contact Dr. Bairey Merz email Sally Stewart at and to contact Barbra Streisand email Rupa Balasubramanian at


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