Tuesday, July 8, 2008
He Thought of Tim Russert in the Nick of Time
Ever since Tim Russert died of an acute myocardial infarction at age 50, men all over the country are wondering about their own ticking hearts. This brilliant article by Michael Bicks in the New York Times describing his own experience with a heart attack is sure to send a chill up your spine.
I have always said we are really at the infancy of understanding heart disease and the factors that cause a heart attack. That damn unstable plaque! At the very least, remember to take your baby aspirin once a day!
Posted by Toni Brayer, MD at 7:33 PM