Heart Attacks in Young Women
Young women are at relatively low risk of heart attacks, but when they have one, a much greater proportion die than among men of the same age. Surveys show young women are often unaware of their risk and are much less likely to go to the emergency room when a heart attack occurs. Experts discuss.
Odd Medical Treatments of the Past
An expert examines how far we’ve come in medicine by focusing on past practices, which lead him to conclude doctors in ancient Greece provided better care than those in the US 150 years ago.