Study points to need for substantial improvement in heart attack outcomes across high-income nations

Analysis shows substantial differences in treatment, outcomes, and efficiency in heart attack care across six high-income countries despite well-established international guidelines

U.S. heart attack death rate was among the highest, even with adherence to recommended treatments and faring well on other measures

All countries excelled in some measures, but none excelled in all, even though well-established international guidelines are readily available

Though ‘unsurprising,’ U.S. Supreme Court decision on Affordable Care Act a relief for many

The United States Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, should not come as a total surprise despite the conservative efforts to invalidate the law, according to West Virginia University policy and legal experts.…