© 2018 by Sanford Severin, MD

Dr. Sanford L. Severin

San Ramon, CA 94582 USA


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Heart Attacks Are On The Decline

June 5, 2019

The number of heart attacks in the United States has flatten sharply and patients a much more likely to survive them. A recent study found that the rate of hospitalization for heart attacks dropped by 38 percent for people 65 and older. The death rate within 30 days of a heart attack also fell by about a third.


The authors of the study attributed this good news to the increased use of cholesterol-lowering medications and coronary angioplasty. Lifestyle changes also were instrumental. To learn more about living a healthy lifestyle refer to our book "Live Longer Live Healthier."



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