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Daylight Saving Time Sees Increase in Traffic Accidents, Heart Attacks

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.

03/07/2014

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Researchers: Depression Adds to Heart Attack Risk

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.

02/26/2014

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A Broken Heart Can Be Deadly

Suffering from a broken heart is no joke.

02/14/2014

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You’re More Likely to Die from a Heart Attack After Hours, Study Says

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.

01/28/2014

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Report Reveals Drastic Differences in Area Hospital Care

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.

10/24/2013

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Much Has Changed in Heart Disease Treatment During Cheney’s Battle

Two decades ago, 30 percent of heart attack patients died. Today, that figure is around four percent.

10/21/2013

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Airport Noise Can Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

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.

10/18/2013

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SLU Cardiologist Explains George W. Bush’s Heart Concerns

Saint Louis University Hospital cardiology chief Dr. Michael Lim says a 95 percent blockage doesn’t necessarily mean a heart attack is imminent.

10/16/2013

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TIAM Weekend: Lisa Schaffer and Dr. Michael Lim

Today’s topics include the adoption exchange and heart disease.

06/22/2013

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coming as a Surprise

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.

06/22/2013

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