myocardial infarction


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Recent Examples on the Web Black people suffer from dramatic health disparities in life expectancy, maternal and infant mortality, chronic medical conditions, and outcomes from acute illnesses like myocardial infarction and sepsis. Mallory Simon, CNN, "Over 1,000 health professionals sign a letter saying, Don't shut down protests using coronavirus concerns as an excuse," 5 June 2020 He was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction, his doctors said in a statement on Oct. 4. Ryan Teague Beckwith,, "Democrats Jump From Gender Bias to Tax Returns: Debate Takeaways," 12 May 2020 When Metwally mentioned his history and symptoms he was taken to a private room for an exam that revealed an acute myocardial infarction, requiring an angiogram in the catheterization lab, all within 45 minutes. Sam Whiting,, "A shelter-in-place side effect: Bay Area people are afraid to go to the hospital," 23 Apr. 2020 Other illnesses that includes cancer, hyperlipidemia, myocardial infarction, hemodialysis and gastrointestinal disorders 4. oregonlive, "Top underlying medical condition for Oregonians who have died from coronavirus: heart disease," 29 Apr. 2020 Bravo suffered an acute myocardial infarction after complications, which caused his death. Mitchell Mccluskey, CNN, "Chuy Bravo, Chelsea Handler's sidekick on TV talk show, dies at 63," 16 Dec. 2019 One study found the incidence of admissions for acute myocardial infarction was six times higher during the seven days following laboratory confirmation of influenza infection as during a control interval5. Scientific American, "Influenza: A Serious Threat For Adults With Chronic Health Conditions," 4 Dec. 2019 The risk of myocardial infarction went down by 44%. Jen Christensen, CNN, "You might want to change the time of day you take your blood pressure medicine," 22 Oct. 2019 The English musician was rushed to the hospital on Aug. 13 after experiencing shortness of breath and was later treated for a myocardial infarction. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, "Bauhaus' Peter Murphy Updates Fans Following Heart Attack: 'I Am Up and Running Again'," 24 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of myocardial infarction

1927, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jun 2020

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“Myocardial infarction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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