• Aggressive testing unnecessary for patients who go to ER with chest pain, study suggests

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Patients who go to the emergency room with chest pain often receive unnecessary tests to evaluate whether they are having a heart attack, a practice that provides no clinical benefit and adds hundreds of dollars in health-care costs, according to a new study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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  • Study: People with non-O blood types have elevated risk of heart attack during high air pollution periods

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Individuals who have A, B, or AB blood types have an elevated risk of having a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, compared to those with the O blood type, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute and Brigham Young University.
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  • Heart attack risk from air pollution linked to blood type

    Heart attack risk from air pollution linked to blood type

    4 days ago - By Daily Mail

    The risk of a heart attack or chest pain doubled for people of type A, B, or AB, compared to 40 percent for type O, according to a study by Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Utah, US.
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