Examples of heart attack in a Sentence
Her chest pains turned out to be caused by a minor heart attack.
He died of a massive heart attack.
Recent Examples of heart attack from the Web
The designation lasts up to five years for trauma, four for stroke and three for heart attack.
This award recognizes the township’s emergency medical services for excellence in pre-hospital care of patients who have a serious heart attack.
But what if Taft, who weighed more than 300 pounds, had had a heart attack before the election?
Shelton passed away Sunday night in Los Angeles after battling health issues since suffering a heart attack on May 5, according to his son, Marlon, a former basketball player at the University of Washington.
Last week, at a Veterans Administration hospital in Connecticut to get treatment for a knee ailment, Pelzer suddenly suffered a massive heart attack.
South Asians develop heart disease on average 10 years earlier than other groups and have a much greater chance of having a heart attack before the age of 50, according to Stanford Health Care.
And other research suggests that people who have high levels of C-reactive protein have a higher risk for a future heart attack.
The next day, in the relative safety of a motel room, Cargo had a major heart attack.
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HEART ATTACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heart attack for English Language Learners
: a sudden painful and dangerous condition in which your heart stops beating properly
medical Definition of heart attack
- When a patient is in the throes of a heart attack, the physician's goal is restoring adequate blood flow to the starving heart muscle as swiftly as possible.
- —Harvard Medical School Health Letter, May 1993
- It has long been known that aspirin helps prevent blood clots … and many studies have shown that the drug can reduce the incidence of heart attacks and strokes.
- —Peter Aldhous, Science, 7 Jan. 1994
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