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Women more likely to die in the hospital after a heart attack, study finds

2 years agoHealth : The Chart

Nearly every 34 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association.  In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. But that’s where some of the similarities end. A study of heart attack patients finds that women are more [...]
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Health : Newswise Medical News (4 years ago)

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Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

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