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27 August 2010

About a broken heart

This mom woke up with a monumental case of heart-burn. Or so she thought. Read about how dangerous misreading symptoms can get.

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You wake up on a Sunday morning with a bad case of heartburn and nothing in the medicine cabinet is helping.

So, you decide to leave the children sleeping while you dash over to the local medical centre's pharmacy to pick up an industrial-strength antacid. But the medical centre people know what they're doing, and suddenly you're in a speeding ambulance because that pain in your chest was actually a heart attack. Read this mom's story.

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(Joanne Hart, Health24, August 2010)

 
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