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Vital Exhaustion Affects Heart Health: Mount Sinai Study

tideAre you easily tired, irritable and feeling blue?

Researchers from Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals found that fatigue, increased irritability and demoralization, also known as vital exhaustion, may raise the risk of first-time cardiovascular disease by 36 percent. Continue reading

 

Diet Drinks May Raise Heart Attack Risk

Ladies, staying away from sugary drinks is certainly a step closer to health. But switching to diet beverages does not guarantee a healthy heart.

 

A new study shows that healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other
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Brown U. Study Shows How Nicotine Leads to Heart Attacks

Research continues to provide more evidence on the dangers of tobacco and nicotine.

 

Physicians and patients both need to be aware of these risks and work together to help everyone quit smoking, using smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes.

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Aircraft Noise Raises Heart Risk

Older people exposed to aircraft noise may face increased risk of being hospitalized for cardiovascular disease, reports a new study from Harvard and Boston University.

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Lyme Disease 10 Times Higher Than Reported

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has new estimates that put the number of Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year at around 300,000.

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Pets May Help Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Having a pet might lower your risk of heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
 
The statement is published online in the association’s journal Circulation. Continue reading