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Andrea Santiago

Health Careers with Heart: Cardiology Careers

By February 18, 2014

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Cardiology Jobs Available at a Variety of Education, Compensation Levels

Each year, February is designated as National Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease, which is the number one killer in America.

According to the CDC, every 25 seconds, someone has a coronary event, and one person dies from one per minute. Each year in the U.S., about 600,000 people die of heart disease, and about 935,000 suffer a heart attack.

Professionals who work in the field of cardiology have the important job of keeping hearts healthy, repairing damaged hearts, and helping to prevent, diagnose, and treat cardiovascular problems and diseases in millions of patients.

Cardiology careers are available in allied health, nursing, and for physicians and surgeons. In fact, cardiologists are among the most highly compensated physicians.

If you are passionate about heart health, you may want to explore one of the many exciting careers in cardiology:

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