Insurers should be concerned when challenged to use the clinical definition of a heart attack. There is more to a diagnosis than the definition. Navigating the conflict between clinical medicine and a contract wording is complex but can be solved.
Patients with diabetes are much more likely to die after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than patients without diabetes, according to a study published online June 15 in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
The recreational use of cocaine was once thought to be the preserve of rock stars but tumbling prices and opportunities to buy it online have broadened its use.