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Heart attacks and vulnerable plaque

...For a long time, the cause of heart attacks seemed so simple, so obvious...Medicine's understanding of what causes heart attacks is undergoing a rewrite. Contrary...more than 15 percent or so of all heart attacks. Instead, it's the far more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/10/tec_249843.shtml
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Heart attacks most common in winter, nighttime and Mondays

DALLAS -- Heart attacks are more common in winter than summer...They're more likely to be fatal. Heart attacks, of course, can happen any time...drugs can blunt the morning peak in heart attacks. At the annual meeting of the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/11/tec_244447.shtml
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Treating heart attacks on golf courses

...better medical equipment available for golfers who have heart attacks on the course. An AHA study last year found golf courses are among the most common public places where heart attacks occur. The study also showed that survival rates from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/13/oth_270161.shtml
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Study: Age explains why women more likely to die after heart attacks

...more likely than men to die after heart attacks largely has to do with their higher...over the years after shown that heart attacks are much more likely to be fatal...the first 35 days after their heart attacks. However, the women were considerably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/01/tec_219934.shtml
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Medicine Today: Treatment time improving for heart attacks

Heart attacks are one of the scariest medical conditions...muscle is called a heart attack.Some heart attacks can be small, and the heart might continue...the importance of time to treatment in heart attacks, the national standard for removing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-12/medicine-today-treatment-tim
Fitness plan for Augusta firefighters taking shape

...to work out at least one hour per day while on duty.Heart attacks are the leading cause of death of current and past firefighters...2000, 44 percent of all firefighter deaths were from heart attacks, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Stress...

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Heart attacks more likely to kill women

Under age 50, women's heart attacks are twice as likely as men's...medical care -- largely explain why heart attacks are more deadly for women. This...others, found that women's heart attacks in general are more likely to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/23/tec_266256.shtml
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Heart attacks more likely in cold weather

...seem to be more vulnerable to heart attacks when the temperature drops, new...weather increase the occurrence of heart attacks in people with high blood pressure...from the condition. Overall, heart attacks were more frequent when the temperature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/liv_427009.shtml
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Heart attacks more likely to kill women

Under age 50, women's heart attacks are twice as likely as men's...medical care -- largely explain why heart attacks are more deadly for women. This...others, found that women's heart attacks in general are more likely to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/tec_266178.shtml
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Alcohol, in moderation, helps prevent heart attacks

...Scientists know drinking can prevent heart attacks, but new research shows that...week had about one-third fewer heart attacks than did non-drinkers. And...warding off the clots that cause heart attacks. But alcohol breaks down fairly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/10/tec_363595.shtml
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