Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

March 5, 2015 10:00 PM

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THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women having heart attacks get to the hospital for treatment later than men and are more likely to die, a new study finds.

Researchers analyzed data from more than 7,400 heart attack patients in Europe. They found that 70 percent of women took longer than an hour to get to a hospital that could treat them. Only 30 percent of men with heart attack symptoms took that long. The time to the hospital ranged from as few as fi...

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