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KMOX’s John O’Connor Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

Veteran broadcaster worked at KMOX for 10 years

08/31/2014

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STUDY: Younger Women Hospitalized Longer, Have Worse Outcomes After Heart Attacks

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.

07/23/2014

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Coroner: Man Killed in Car Accident Suffered Heart Attack

The car driven by 61-year-old Joseph Michael Welch Jr. of Godfrey crashed into a tree just after 3 p.m.

06/30/2014

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Local Cardiologist Gives New Advice for Aspirin Users

Taking one aspirin per day to prevent heart attacks may not be necessary for those who are lower at risk.

05/07/2014

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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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