Heart truths: More people surviving heart attacks, but at higher risk of more attacks

Mr Lenard Kek attends the cardiac rehabilitation programme at Singapore Heart Foundation every week. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
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SINGAPORE – Mr David Teo was 47 when he suffered his first heart attack in 2010. He was about to leave home to play golf when he felt a tightness in his chest and cold sweat dripping down his forehead.

Thinking it was due to the hot weather, he rested for a while before leaving home. 

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