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Heart attack scare was wake-up call for obese dad to lose 10 stone

When sharp pains shot through John Cunningham’s chest, he ­immediately feared the worst. Aged just 44, but well aware he was carrying too much weight, he was worried he was having a heart attack and headed straight for his local A&E. Thankfully, doctors discovered it wasn’t coronary related. He was diagnosed with gallstones which needed… Read More »

E-Alerts Dramatically Cut Heart Attack Rate for People Hospitalized With A-Fib

Print this page SUNDAY, Nov. 11, 2018 — A simple pop-up alert on a computer screen could help save the brains and hearts of many hospital-bound people with an irregular heartbeat, a new clinical trial reveals. Rates for heart attack and stroke plunged by close to 90 percent in people helped by the new program,… Read More »