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  • Bolstering heart health for women
    Bolstering heart health for women
    More women die of heart disease than of any other cause; however, only one in five women believes it is her greatest health threat.Studies show that maintaining a healthy diet and physical activity can reduce the risk of heart disease by as much...
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    Heart attacks in women: Know the facts
    Heart attacks are serious and sometimes fatal medical issues. They can be even more dangerous for women as a lot of the symptoms of the heart attack aren’t usually associated with heart issues.The American Heart Association states that a ...
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    What you need to know about women’s heart health
    As National Heart Health Month comes to a close, it is important to consider the importance of making a commitment to getting healthy and minimizing your risk of heart disease. This is particularly important for women because many women fail to...
  • The difference between heart attack symptoms in men and women
    The difference between heart attack symptoms in men and women
    If you Google heart attack symptoms for men and for women most sites tell us that the signs are very different. According to Martha Mackay, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research clinical research fellow and doctoral student at the UBC School of...
  • Rosie O'Donnell urges women: Know the symptoms of a heart attack and call 9-1-1
    Rosie O'Donnell urges women: Know the symptoms of a heart attack and call 9-1-1
    Rosie knows what she is talking about. On Aug. 14, 2012, Rosie O'Donnell, 50, suffered a heart attack and says that she was "Saved by a TV commercial. Literally," she wrote in her blog. It all started after she helped a women get out...
  • Rosie O’Donnell has a heart attack
    Rosie O’Donnell has a heart attack
    The former talk show host blogged that she is grateful after suffering a major heart attack last week. Doctor’s discovered an artery that was 99% blocked after she began having chest pains after helping an overweight fan out of her car last...
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    Rosie O'Donnell's heart attack a wake up call for women
    Comedian Rosie O'Donnell, who hosted a talk show for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago last fall/winter, had a heart scare that should be a wake up call for women. O'Donnell posted a verse in her blog that revealed a recent heart attack,...
  • Heart attack
    Heart attacks require emergency care
    According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease (including a heart attack)and stroke are the number one causes of death in Florida. What exactly is a heart attack?A heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to...
  • National Women's Health Week The Myth of the Hollywood Heart Attack
    National Women's Health Week Myth Hollywood Heart Attack Atlanta BP screening
    We all know what the "Hollywood" version of a heart attack looks like:The victim stops what they are doing,Eyes are wide open,They are clutching their chest, and fall to the floor passed out.Free CDC Atlanta Campus Wide Blood Pressure...
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    Glucose "cocktail" can save your life during a heart attack
    If you're experiencing a heart attack, an inexpensive "cocktail" of glucose,insulin and potassium (GIK)could save your life, researchers said at theAmerican College of Cardiology’sannual meeting.The injection, estimated to cost...
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    February is American Heart Month: Do you know the signs of a heart attack?
    Heart disease remains the number one cause of death for Americans. In fact, in the United States, someone dies of heart disease every 39 seconds. If you think about it, that means that four to six more people will die as you sit reading this...
  • CPR
    CPR certification class offered through St. Anthony's Medical Center St. Louis
    As we go into February, St. Louis is under a severe winter storm warning. At times like these, it brings to mind the importance of having emergency preparedness skills to help in the event that someone would become ill or injured, and paramedics...