Cardiology

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress—such as depression or anxiety—after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared ...

Cardiology

Your longevity after a heart attack may depend on where you live

Black patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods were significantly more likely to die within five years of surviving a heart attack compared with Black heart attack patients from wealthier neighborhoods and white patients ...

Cardiology

Want to treat heart attacks faster? There's an app for that

Patients suffering a heart attack received percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a procedure to clear blocked arteries in the heart, an average of 10 minutes faster after clinicians and paramedics began using an app to ...

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