Weight Linked to Heart Disease in Women

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By Molly Clifton

A new study shows a link between coronary heart disease and weight gain.

Researchers from the University of Oxford followed over a million women over the course of a decade.

They found as a woman's body mass index increased, even by a small increment, so did her risk of coronary heart disease.

In fact, weight gain was as much of a factor as age.

 



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