Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Poverty tied to worse heart health among U.S. teens

Poverty Tied to Worse Heart Health among U.S. Teens

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Adolescents from low-income families are more likely than their affluent peers to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like obesity, inactivity,...
Irregular heart beat tied to increased risk for dementia

Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Increased Risk for Dementia

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Having a type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (AF) may raise an individual's risk of developing dementia, but treating...
Yo-yo dieting tied to heart attacks and strokes, even in healthy people

Yo-yo Dieting Tied to Heart Attacks and Strokes, Even in Healthy...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People with fluctuations in their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar may be more likely to have heart attacks and...
Fall risk may increase after heart attack patients leave hospital

Fall Risk May Increase after Heart Attack Patients Leave Hospital

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Three in five patients hospitalized for heart attacks or other serious cardiovascular problems have at least a moderate risk of falling...
A three-dimensional printout of a human heart is seen at the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg) in Heidelberg

Defibrillator Vest Fails Test because Many Heart Attack Survivors Wouldn’t Wear...

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  Patients who have just survived a heart attack and consequently have a dangerously-weak heart face a high risk of sudden death....
A cyclist wears a mask as he cycles near Buckingham Palace in London

Even Low Levels of Traffic Pollution Tied to Heart Damage

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People exposed to even low levels of air pollution are more likely to develop structural changes in the heart that can...
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