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Many people take low-dose aspirin to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke. But a new study suggests that taking that aspirin at night can help even more.
Can you really die from a broken heart? It's rare, but you can.
Of all of the states in the U.S., D.C. saw the highest rate of preventable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertensive disease in 2010 at rate of 99.6 per 100,000 population, the CDC reports.
When a medical emergency strikes, the ambulance often speeds the patient to the hospital. But the steps could be different when the patient is suffering a heart attack.
A Virginia woman having a heart attack recognized the symptoms thanks to the lyrics of a public service announcement with a snappy jingle.
We've all heard the stories. A spouse dies suddenly and the other passes a short time later. Could the cause have been a broken heart?
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Eileen Williams was a veteran Prince William County EMT, and then one day, she became the heart attack patient in the back of a county ambulance rushing to a hospital.
Doctors stress heart problems can run in families, and women need to know about their gene pool and take that information very seriously.
"There is a clot busting medication called TPA that is the only FDA-approved treatment for stroke. It is dependent on people getting to the hospital very early and being able to be treated very early," said Dr. Amie Hsia.