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Once you get to the ER, do your best to emphatically say, "I think I'm having a heart attack," and insist on seeing a doctor within 10 minutes. Make sure you get an EKG to check your heart function, plus blood tests to detect heart damage. Do not leave the hospital until you've been seen.
February is American Heart Month -- a time for all of us to refocus on preventing cardiovascular disease. So, here's a pop quiz. Who is more likely to die from a heart attack or other cardiovascular-related event?