Women's Heart Health

Billings Clinic receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving achievement award

Billings Clinic receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving achievement award Billings Clinic has again received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

Billings Clinic earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment through emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries in heart attack patients coming into the hospital directly or by transfer from another facility.

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Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure: all bad for the heart, but perhaps worse for women's hearts than men's, new research shows.

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes.

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