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Heart Attacks

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To Protect Your Heart, Timing Is Everything

Millions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lessen the risk of a heart attack. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, when you pop an aspirin can make a big difference in how much protection you truly get.

11/25/2013

Lalina Franklin getting a checkup from Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum (credit: CBS)

Study: Women Can Be Missing Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

Chest pain is considered the hallmark symptom of a heart attack, but patients can also experience other kinds of pain, and in some cases, none at all. That’s especially true for women, and they can be missing the symptoms.

02/21/2012

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Younger And Deadlier

A new study shows heart attacks don’t always announce their arrival with chest pain — in women and men. And the younger you are, the more likely chest pain will be absent … and the heart attack deadlier. Dr. Dave Hnida reports on what symptoms could signal big trouble.

02/21/2012

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