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Results for 'heart attack'
  • Results 61 - 70 of about 88

  • 61. Heart Attack Tools and Resources Tools and resources for heart attack
  • 62. Aspirin and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
  • 63. Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different? People often use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two and what to do in each case.
  • 64. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 65. Heart Attack Personal Stories Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
  • 66. What is Cardiovascular Disease? What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
  • 67. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 68. Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack Patient information sheets related to heart attack
  • 69. Invasive Tests and Procedures The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
  • 70. Angina (Chest Pain) The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.


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