Rush University Medical Center cardiologists providing comprehensive general and interventional cardiology services at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital and Medical Center will mean the best in cardiac care is available to a greater number of people.
Cardiac specialists at Rush University Medical Center are among the doctors highlighted as “Chicago’s Top Cardiologists,” in a special edition of Chicago magazine’s “Top Doctor’s” list included in the magazine’s June 2018 issue.
A new study reveals that South Asian-Americans are more likely to die of heart conditions caused by atherosclerosis, such as heart attacks and strokes, than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.
Patients wait too long after the onset of heart attack symptoms before seeking medical care, according to the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Even with advancements at hospitals, patients must still quickly recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and take the first step toward getting help — particularly in December and January, when heart attack deaths peak.