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Rosie O’Donnell Heart Attack a Reminder to Women Everywhere

Heart disease and heart attack are sometimes considered male problems, but as Rosie O’Donnell’s recent heart attack shows, that is a dangerous misconception. While it’s true heart disease kills more American men than it does American women, it’s far and … Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist: What are the symptoms of heart attack?

Dr. Maciej Malinski is on the medical staff at Sherman Hospital. He has been kind enough to answer some frequently asked questions related to maintaining a healthy heart in his Ask the Cardiologist series. To see all posts Dr. Malinski … Continue reading

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Heart Myth or Fact #23: Even if the pain is in your arm, not your chest, you should be concerned

FACT In previous Heart Myths, we’ve talked about how it can sometimes be difficult to tell if you are having a heart attack. It’s unfortunate but many women die from heart attacks because they don’t recognize the symptoms in time. … Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist for Heart Month: Are heart attacks diseases of the elderly?

Q: Are heart attacks diseases of the elderly, or is it possible to suffer one in your 30s and 40s?

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Heart Myth or Fact #15: For a Type-A personality a heart attack is inevitable

MYTH There has been a lot of weight put into the fact that Type A personalities tend to live hard-driving, high-stress lifestyles which can negatively effect your health. However studies have shown that being a Type A personality alone does … Continue reading

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Heart Myth of Fact #11: Exercise is too risky if you have heart disease

MYTH Generally people are encouraged to rehabilitate and start working out within 2 weeks of suffering from a coronary related event. Cardiovascular exercises can reduce the progression of heart disease. It also makes people with heart disease less likely to … Continue reading

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Heart Myth or Fact #1: It’s easy to tell when you’re having a heart attack

Fact or Myth: It’s easy to tell when you’re having a heart attack. Read more to find out the answer. Continue reading

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