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FRIDAY, Dec. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Holiday pressure can stress out anybody, but some women get so anxious about making everything perfect that they miss the signs of serious heart problems.
One of those threats is a so-called "silent heart attack."
THURSDAY, Dec. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News)—It's not the chill of winter that causes a spike in heart-related deaths at Christmas and New Year’—it's the holiday season itself, Australian researchers contend.
In New Zealand, where December and January are the height of summer, researchers found more than a 4 percent increase in heart-related deaths from Dec. 25 through Jan. 7.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News)—People who are less sensitive to pain may be at increased risk of having a "silent" heart attack, a new study hints.
Chest pain is one of the "classic" symptoms of a heart attack. But many people have so-called silent heart attacks, where they notice no obvious symptoms.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News)—There's a new generation gap in the United States—strokes are increasingly striking young people, and at the same time, stroke rates are dropping in those 55 and older, a new study reports.
SUNDAY, Nov. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Even the best intentions to make healthy food choices during the holidays can be derailed, the American Heart Association cautions.
THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Heart disease tops the list of what's most likely to kill you or someone you love, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News)—A stressful childhood might predispose some people to struggle with high blood pressure as adults, a new study suggests.
And a second study found that having parents who had high blood pressure at a relatively young age also increased that risk.
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Women over 50 who follow a high-protein diet could have a higher risk for heart failure, especially if most of their protein comes from meat, researchers report.
SUNDAY, Nov. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Some people carry a genetically driven "salt tooth" that could affect how heavily they season their food, potentially endangering their heart, a new study suggests.