heart attacks

Study: Heart attack risk increases during end of December

The American Heart Association suggest ways to prepare for a heart-healthy holiday to avoid heart attacks

UNITED STATES (KVRR) — The end of December is well known as the most wonderful time of the year, but doctors say it’s also when heart attacks are most likely to occur. According to the American Heart Association, the last week of December brings more heart attack deaths than any other time of year. The study reports that more cardiac…

Essentia Health Named STEMI Receiving Center

one in fargo and one in duluth were awarded the title

FARGO, N.D. —┬áMore than 250,000 people suffer from the most severe heart attack a person can have, known as a STEMI. Two Essentia hospitals, St. Mary’s in Duluth and one right here in Fargo, are now being recognized for treating those types of heart attacks. Both hospitals received an award from the Minnesota Department of Health. The staff at Essentia…