As temperatures spike, so do deaths from heart disease

Extreme heat accounted for about 600-700 additional deaths from cardiovascular disease annually over a decade-long period in the U.S., according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's 71st Annual Scientific ...


Hearing loss, dual sensory loss tied to higher mortality

(HealthDay)—Hearing loss (HL) and dual sensory loss (DSL) are associated with excess all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to a review published online Dec. 30 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

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Seafood consumption, mercury exposure not tied to mortality

(HealthDay)—Seafood consumption and associated mercury exposure are not significantly associated with the risk for mortality, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in JAMA Network Open.

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