Heart Attack

AHA Receives $7.1 Million to Improve Acute Heart Attack Response

It calls for adding EKGs to ambulances and standardized protocol in North Dakota.

Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Dustin Hoffman Helps Save Cardiac Arrest Patient in London

The actor waited with him after he collapsed until paramedics arrived.

Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Study: Injection Saves Lives for Heart Attack Patients

Paramedics armed with a cheap, three-ingredient injection cocktail were able to reduce heart attack patients' risk of dying by 50 percent, according to a new study.

Posted Thursday, March 29, 2012

Calif. Department Announces Free, Life-Saving App

It will alert anyone who downloads it that someone nearby is having a heart attack.

Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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Low Risk of Heart Incidents Found for Marathoners

Incidents are usually due to a pre-existing heart problem.

Posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Study: Grief Over Losing Loved One Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risks

The risk of heart attack increased to 21 times higher than normal within the first day.

Posted Monday, January 9, 2012

Pilot Lands Plane while Suffering Heart Attack

Pilot lands plane while suffering from a heart attack.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

Autopsy Inconclusive on N.C. Firefighter Who Collapsed During Chicago Marathon

Paramedics at the race were able to get his heart beating again but he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Pa. Family Mourns Father, Son Who Died on Same Day

A father and son both died of heart attacks a little more than an hour apart.

Posted Wednesday, August 31, 2011






 

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