By Cara Murez
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The United States saw a significant decline in the overall rate of heart attack-related deaths over the past 20 years, and the gap in the rate of heart attack deaths between white people and Black people narrowed by nearly half.
“It’s good news,” said study lead author Dr. Muchi Ditah Chobufo, a cardiology fellow at West Virginia University’s School of Medicine.
“People should know that even if we’re not there yet, we’re making progress in the right direction. I think the reasons are multifactorial, spanning all the way from health-promoting and prevention…