Thirty thousand women in the U.S. are hospitalized each year due to heart attacks, with women between ages 30 and 54 being hospitalized longer and with worse outcomes than men of the same age.
The car driven by 61-year-old Joseph Michael Welch Jr. of Godfrey crashed into a tree just after 3 p.m.
Taking one aspirin per day to prevent heart attacks may not be necessary for those who are lower at risk.
A local neuroscientist says we need to be very careful over the next few days—once we adjust our clocks one hour forward Saturday night.
Local researchers say they have found another big risk factor for cardiac disease and they want the American Heart Association to add it to the list.
Suffering from a broken heart is no joke.
Researchers found that patients who showed up at the hospital during off hours were 5 percent more likely to die within 30 days of the heart attack.
Healthgrades’ Evan Marks says they looked at the mortality rates of area hospitals when it comes to certain procedures and conditions and found some big differences.
Two decades ago, 30 percent of heart attack patients died. Today, that figure is around four percent.
These two studies show people living near airports who were regularly exposed to noise above 63 decibels were 20 percent more likely to be hospitalized for cardiac conditions.