Cardiovascular Health Information/Heart Attack News

October 5, 2018

'Broken Heart Syndrome' Warrants Careful Monitoring

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not a heart attack, but so-called “broken heart syndrome” still puts patients at high risk for hospital readmission […]
October 3, 2018

AHA: After 2 Heart Attacks, She May Need a New Heart — But First Comes Her Wedding

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — On her way to watch her beloved Kansas City Chiefs play in 2016, Leah Huss felt sensations far […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Heart Health Pays Dividends for Businessman Who Survived Cardiac Arrest

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Will Treinen has never been one to sit on the sidelines. The 51-year-old entrepreneur sacrificed many nights and […]
August 29, 2018

Newer Breathing Tube Might Save More Cardiac Arrest Patients

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Changing the type of breathing tube that first responders use to resuscitate cardiac arrest patients can boost the chances […]
August 6, 2018

Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new blood test can help emergency room doctors more quickly determine whether patients with chest pain are having […]
July 11, 2018

AHA: Doctor Makes Lifesaving House Call in His Own Home

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Stephanie and Matt Austin went to a Philadelphia Phillies game one Saturday night, then headed to their new […]
July 11, 2018

AHA: Doctor Makes Lifesaving House Call in His Own Home

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Stephanie and Matt Austin went to a Philadelphia Phillies game one Saturday night, then headed to their new […]
July 9, 2018

Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black patients who survive cardiac arrest during a U.S. hospital stay have poorer long-term survival odds than their white […]
June 27, 2018

AHA: 37-Year-Old Survives Heart Attack on the Way to Her Wedding

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Four hours into a nearly six-hour flight from Seattle to Mexico, Sara Metz felt overly anxious — far […]