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Public shock for Vic heart attacks helping

Victoria’s paramedics were called to more than 6000 heart attacks during 2017/18. The 6434 out-of-hospital cardiac arrest events were the most ever recorded and 400 more than in 2016/17. Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry data released on Thursday also shows 82 people were defibrillated with a publicly-accessible device during 2017/18 – two more than the… Read More »

Study: Christmas Eve May Be When Your Risk For Heart Attacks Is Highest

A SWEDEHEART of a study showed significant increases in hospitalizations for heart attacks on Christmas Eve. (Photo: Getty Images)Getty Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, but what about cholesterol plaques? According to a study just published in the BMJ, it’s not mice moving that should be the… Read More »