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Cedar Park police lieutenant, cardiologist works to improve officers’ heart health

Published on June 21, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Law-enforcement officers have a 45 percent chance of having a heart attack before they turn 45 years old, according to the American Heart Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. For civilians, that same risk is only 7 percent. To help combat that number, a local cardiologist has found a way to combine two of his passions—medicine and law enforcement—into a program to help police officers stay healthy for longer. “We’re finding very high rates of heart disease in this very young, apparently healthy population,” said Dr. Jonathan Sheinberg, a cardiologist based out of North Austin and a […]

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