Rosie O'Donnell Heart Attack: Women Are 'Queens of Denial'

A heart-attack surviving cardiologist says that comedian Rosie O'Donnell is lucky to be alive today, after she delayed seeking help for an impending heart attack, ignoring flu-like symptoms before seeing a doctor. O'Donnell reported that she had suffered what her doctors called the "widow maker," a 99 percent blockage of the left descending artery that feeds the heart. "The first thing we women do is become stupid," said Dr. Kathleen McNicholas, a former heart surgeon and medical director of...Full Story
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