Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 18th, 2001
The March 1, 2001, report comes from the American Heart Association's 41st Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, held this year in San Antonio, Texas. The yearly death totals from sudden cardiac death for teens and young adults climbed from 2,719 in 1989 to 3,000 in 1996 - a jump of about 10%.
"Explaining these trends will require more scientific studies. But we can speculate that some...
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