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Heart Attack Symptoms and Signs

Age, not disparity in care, determines a woman's risk of death after heart attack

While women are typically referred for artery re opening procedures less often than men after a heart attack, this disparity in care doesn't appear to be the main reason for women's higher rate of death after a heart attack.

Increased Risk of Cardiac Arrest For Adolescents With Certain Heart Condition

Researchers have identified several factors that are linked with an increased risk for cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death among adolescents with long QT syndrome (an abnormality of the electrical conducting system of the heart.

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