Heart Attack

Daylight saving impacts the timing of heart attacks

Still feeling the residual effects of springing ahead for daylight saving time? The hour of sleep lost – or gained – may play a bigger, perhaps more dangerous role in our body's natural rhythm than we think. It seems ...

Mar 29, 2014
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Southerners more likely to die from heart attack

Although heart attack death has declined across all regions of the United States, it is proportionately higher in the South, possibly related to the uneven distribution of socioeconomic and traditional cardiovascular risk ...

Mar 27, 2014
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