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10 Lifesaving Lessons From a Cardiac Pioneer

November 20, 2017
A picture of a heart and stethoscope   Coronary heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of Americans, but cardiology pioneer Dr. William Frishman predicts that one day few, if any, people will die from heart attack. “I foresee that in the near future, heart attack will disappear as a cause of death in the U.S., thanks to the use of statin drugs and more powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs that are becoming available,” Frishman tells Newsmax Health. When Frishman began practicing cardiology more than 45 years ago, little could be done to save heart attack patients. “We could just give them oxygen and hope they pulled through,” recalls Frishman.

NYMC Faculty: William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology
Source: Newsmax Health