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AHA and ACOG recommend cardiovascular risk screening at OB-GYN well visits. Many women, especially during their childbearing years, view obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYNs) as their primary care providers. Therefore, annual OB-GYN well visits present an ideal opportunity to address cardiovascular disease risk reduction. To that end, the American Heart Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have issued a joint advisory with specific recommendations for lifestyle modifications and screening (go to