heart attack Archives

Knowledge Of Heart Attack And Stroke Symptoms Can Help Save Lives

Some heart attacks are sudden and intense — the “movie heart attack” where no one doubts what’s happening. But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often, people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean a heart attack is happening: Chest… Read More →

AHA Profile: Nabil Dib

Nabil Dib, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.C. Director of Cardiovascular Research Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers As with most of life’s troubles, the problem starts small. A tiny bit of fatty material settles in on the walls of a major artery. Over several years, more and more of this plaque collects, until there is little… Read More →

AHA Profile: Peter Harper

Peter Harper Vice President and Treasurer Scottsdale Insurance Co. As the American Heart Association’s board of directors chairman, Peter Harper brings nearly 25 years of finance leadership experience to the role of vice president and treasurer of Scottsdale Insurance Co. Scottsdale Insurance is one of the largest excess and surplus, and specialty lines carriers in… Read More →