April 16th, 2012

If You’re Stricken, Minutes Matter, Yet Many Ignore Signs, Delay Treatment

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Carolyn Thomas of Victoria, Canada, was 58, experienced all three in 2008 when she had the classic symptoms—"crushing pain in the chest, nausea, sweating, pain down the left arm"—while out for her usual morning walk…Since then, Ms. Thomas attended a leadership program for women heart-attack survivors at the Mayo Clinic and started a blog, myheartsisters.org, to help educate women about heart disease.

 

 

Wall Street Journal  by Melinda Beck   4/16/12

Tags: Cardiology, Carolyn Thomas, heart attack, myheartsisters.org

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