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Heart Health

20 July 2011

Married men get heart attack help sooner

Married men or those in common-law relationships seek medical care for heart attacks sooner than men who are single, divorced or widowed, according to a new study.

Married men or those in common-law relationships seek medical care for heart attacks sooner than men who are single, divorced or widowed, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.

More specifically, among married people, 75% went to a hospital within six hours of first chest pain, compared with 68% of single, 68% divorced and 71% of widowed patients.

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