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.
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.