Awareness Crucial in Coping With Ischemia

By Phyllis Benson Feature Writer “The best health consumer is the educated health consumer,” said Peter F. Cohn, M.D. The cardiologist was in Sacramento recently to lecture at the University Medical Center. Cohn, chief of cardiology at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook, is noted for his research in

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Detecting Signs of a Silent Killer

by JENNIFER LOWE Daily News Staff Writer Silence isn’t always golden. In some cases, it may be deadly. Running guru Jim Fixx — who inspired millions to pound the pavement in health’s name —apparently had no warning of the heart attack that killed him while jogging in 1984. Chicago Mayor Harold Washington had complained of

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