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When a heart attack is textbook perfect, it can be a beautiful thing

Participating in a patient’s first heart attack can be an extremely stressful event. Thirty years ago, I was an ER doc.  At the end of a typical shift, I would come home to my wife and, often, would remark about how nervous family docs got when dealing with emergencies like heart attacks. Thirty years later, [...]
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Stress Reduction Approach May Help Reduce Risk Of Cardiovascular Events In African-American Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

A stress reduction approach using meditation techniques in African-American patients who have coronary heart disease (CHD) appears to reduce the risk of death, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke, and also is associated ... Read Post

UVA Honored for Improving Heart Attack Care

Health : Newswise Medical News (10 hours ago)

The University of Virginia Health System has earned a national award from the American College of Cardiology for enhancing care for heart attack patients. UVA is one of just 55 U.S. hospitals to receive the ACTION Registry-Get With ... Read Post

Scientists Devise a Blood Test to Predict Heart Attack

Health : Healthland (2 years ago)

Doctors can easily tell when someone is having a heart attack, but one thing they can’t do is predict an attack before it happens. Even patients who come in for stress tests and get a clean bill of health often end up back in the ho... Read Post

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