Heart health is a serious problem for millions of women in this country, but many of them don't know it.
Sunday, the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation and Ministry Clinic began a program that they hope will draw much more attention to this problem.
"When women were interviewed, 13 percent only thought that cardiovascular disease was an issue in healthcare," said Sue Ann Thompson, Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation President.
To battle the problem, the Women's Health Foundation started a six-month study Sunday. In the study, more than 300 women will have their health monitored, along with their diets and behavior in order to determine how to best improve their cardiovascular health.
Heart disease is the number one killer of American women.