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More people should understand the risks of coronary heart disease - Manx charity 

New report from British Heart Foundation 'sobering'

A Manx charity has described a new report from the British Heart Foundation, which shows people are 'severely underestimating the scale and seriousness' of coronary heart disease as 'sobering'.

It also shows the disease is not always seen as a woman’s problem despite being twice as likely to die of coronary heart disease as breast cancer.

John Bourbon, Chairman of the Manx Heart Foundation, says it's a common misconception:

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