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November 16, 2014
Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Emotional stress is more likely to physically impact younger women with heart disease compared to men with heart disease and seniors of both genders, new research shows.
ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's been a steep increase in the number of Americans seeking emergency care for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, a new study finds.
Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk.
Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from asthma who have to take medication every day to control it may face an increased risk of heart attack, new research suggests.
Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that patients are more likely to die of a certain type of heart attack if they suffer it in a hospital while being treated for non-cardiac conditions.
Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Influenza is a nasty virus in its own right. But, it might also increase a person's risk of suffering a life-threatening tear in the body's most important artery, a new study suggests.
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- That whiff of pot that drifts your way at a rock concert or outdoor event could damage your heart and blood vessels as much as secondhand cigarette smoke does, preliminary research suggests.
Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new implanted heart device might be more effective than blood-thinning medications in reducing stroke risk for people suffering from the heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation, researchers report.
Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths from heart disease are dropping, but deaths related to high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats are on the rise, a new government study finds.
Doctor With Ebola Arrives in U.S. for Treatment
SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor from Sierra Leone who lives in the United States and became infected with Ebola in his native country arrived Saturday at a specialized hospital in Nebraska for treatment.
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