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According to the American Heart Association (AHA), over sixteen million Americans suffer from coronary heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States.
MIDLAND -- According to the American Heart Association (AHA), over sixteen million Americans suffer from coronary heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States.

Coronary heart disease or CHD occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle become hardened and narrowed.

According to the national heart, lung and blood institute (NHLB), heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. Nearly half a million Americans die of a heart attack or cardiac arrest each year.

Cardiac risk factors include:

    Smoking
    Obesity
    Physical inactivity
    Drug abuse
    Diabetes


Midland Memorial Hospital provides your community with the best technology and standard in cardiac care, while being close to home.  The hospital's high standard of heart care has resulted in recognition by the American Heart Association by presenting gold awards to Midland Memorial Hospital over the past few years.

The Heart Institute at Midland Memorial provides a range of diagnostic and treatment services for heart disease which include:

-open heart surgery
-cardiac catheterization
-coronary stent placement
-echocardiography
-cardiac rehabilitation
-and cardiac calcium scoring


To find out more about the heart institute at Midland Memorial Hospital, log onto www.Midland-memorial.Com
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