Are Women Getting As Much Care as Men

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Hickory, NC - Thanks to quality imprvement efforts at hospitals heart attack patients are getting better quality care and enjoying longer and healthier lives. But the latest study, led by a team from the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center found that women are less likely to get top-quality heart attack care as men do. The study also suggests that this gap in care affects women's odds of dying soon after they leave the hospital.

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