Every forty seconds, someone in the United States suffers from a heart attack. Twenty percent of these are what are known as “silent” heart attacks, which occur when the heart is injured but the individual is unaware of the problem. This information comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which estimates that over 800,000 individuals in the United States have a heart attack each year.
Because heart attacks are so common, cardiologists like Dr. Mary Greene of Manhattan Cardiology, who is also a contributor to www.LabFinder.com, are doing their best to raise awareness about the warning signs and symptoms that patients should be on the lookout for. Read the article.