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Ross Simpson, Jr., MD, PhD

Ross Simpson, Jr, MD, PhD, professor medicine in the division of cardiology, was interviewed for an MSN article “50 Warnings Signs You Have Heart Disease” that identifies a variety of signs, symptoms and risk factors that can help identify heart disease before it becomes life-threatening.

“Chest pain is the most common and important symptom related to a heart problem,” explains Simpson in the article. “This symptom is often described as a tightness in the chest, or a fullness in the chest,” he says. “Only rarely is the chest pain sharp like a knife.”

Read the article here.