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.
Saint Louis University Hospital cardiology chief Dr. Michael Lim says a 95 percent blockage doesn’t necessarily mean a heart attack is imminent.
Today’s topics include the adoption exchange and heart disease.
Experts say of the 350,000 Americans that die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, about half do not have knowledge of any heart problems.
People who take a high-dose of painkillers for a long time are increasing their risk for heart attack, according to a recent study.
59-year-old Jim Duniven of Sappington, who was officiating a match at Lindbergh High School when he fell to the ground.
EMS crews now have the ability to transmit EKG information from an ambulance to a hospital.
The Rev. Earl Nance spoke briefly at the pulpit during Easter Sunday services at Mount Carmel Baptist Church.