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Heart attacks are one of the leading causes of death in the UK. Each year in England, over 90,000 heart attacks occur. Also called myocardial infarction, or MI, heart attacks can be deadly if medical care isn't received quickly. Besides taking steps to keep your heart healthy, such as eating healthily, exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, keeping your blood cholesterol and blood pressure well controlled, recognising and responding to heart attack symptoms is key to survival. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about heart attack, what it feels like, how to treat it and much more.

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Thumbnail: Heart attack survival lower in UK than Sweden

The chance of surviving a heart attack is far lower in the UK than Sweden, according to a major new study.

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Thumbnail: Her guide to a heart attack: Recognising female heart attack symptoms

Many doctors—and women themselves--still don’t realise that female heart attack symptoms can look very different than those of men and often go unrecognised.

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