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Heart attack patients getting better urgent care in rural areas

It was just before midnight when Gary Keimig woke up nauseous and soaking in sweat. A week earlier, he brushed off pain in his lower chest, but now he knew something was definitely wrong. The 66-year-old artist was having a […]

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Calling 911 important to get prompt treatment

Timothy “Mitch” Mitchell was one of the lucky ones. A diabetic and a longtime smoker, he experienced some burning sensations in his chest off and on for a