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People often confuse heart attack and cardiac arrest. A heart attack can sometimes trigger sudden cardiac arrest, but most do not.
The researchers estimate that pollution was responsible for nine million deaths worldwide in 2019, 5.1 million of which were due to cardiovascular disease.
From 2006 to 2016, heart attacks for people younger than age 40 have increased by 2 percent every year. What is driving this trend?
At 49, Devi Snively didn’t have any risk factors for heart disease, but while on vacation in New Zealand, she had a heart attack. Devi turned to UH cardiologist Heather Gornik, MD to find out why.
A 79-year-old pickleball champ who has competed in national and international tournaments, knows about collaborating to win. But the most important team in his life was waiting just off the court, when heart attacks struck – twice in just six months.
Paramedics and emergency personnel collaborated to quickly diagnose James Bates with a blocked coronary artery so that he could receive the life-saving treatment he needed.
Persistence, determination and medical skill pay off to save the life of a 63-year-old man whose heart attack caused ventricular fibrillation – a potentially fatal heart rhythm disturbance.
John Woloszyn was in the right place at the right time when his heart attack struck. The staff at Mission BBQ in Parma had been trained in CPR and acted quickly to keep him alive until help arrived.