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According to an expert at the Columbia University Medical Center heart attacks in the United States are uncommon among people younger than 55 but they obviously happened.
And here at Fox News we know that too will.
Four months ago our good friend the former senior producer of this newscast in the -- executive -- of America's Newsroom Allen to -- are off almost died.
He says he woke up with chest -- the morning of February the 21.
-- want to drive to the hospital but his wife Rachel here.
Called 911 and I tell you she saved his life.
After the paramedics arrived income -- -- -- home Allen blacked out and suffered cardiac arrests six times.
That needs his heart either stopped or was beating so fast it was about to stop six separate times four times at home twice at the hospital.
Paramedics revived in each time.
Allen spoke on the ordeal today.
I didn't -- you know by my doctor high cholesterol family history.
I was ticking time bomb I think is what my doctor told me at one point.
I was thought there was time I was thought there was.
-- the year to quit smoking to get on a diet to lose some weight.
There was the second you feel something called 911 if I drove I wouldn't be here today so don't wait to call -- one that's particularly.
Allen kept up doctors kept -- under lock and key in the hospital for five days thank goodness -- four months later.
He's doing great he's lost 35 pounds works out three days a week on a strict low fat low salt -- quit smoking.
His wife Rachel says continuing to save his life.
Could take it but it's just thank god for you Rachel well it's been.
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