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Minutes Matter in Heart Attack Treatment

Scripps Cardiologist, Martin Charlat, MD, discusses the importance of getting immediate medical attention if you or a loved one is having a cardiac episode.

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.


Scripps Cardiologist Martin Charlat, MD, discusses the importance of getting immediate medical attention if you or a loved one is having a cardiac episode.


Dr. Charlat will also be hosting a free presentation on heart attack prevention and new treatments and techniques on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, 200 Saxony Rd., Encinitas, CA 92024. Please call 1-800-SCRIPPS (800-727-4777) to register.

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