Cardiologist with Patient (IMAGE) Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Caption Cardiologist Dr. Laxmi Mehta says heart attacks among young people have been increasing over the past decade. However, a new national survey by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds nearly half of those under age 45 do not believe they are at risk for heart disease. Credit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Usage Restrictions All multimedia is available for free and unrestricted media use with courtesy to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.