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Minutes Matter in Heart Attack Treatment

Fast care reduces long-term health consequences

Scripps Health serves the community.

Each year, about 1.2 million people in the United States have heart attacks. When a heart attack strikes, what happens in the next few minutes can make a critical difference in both the immediate and long-term health consequences.

Read the full article in which Martin Charlat, MD, a cardiologist with Scripps Health, discusses why minutes matter when a heart attack strikes.

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Lisa Ohmstede