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Heart attack: Drinking this amount of alcohol could trigger the deadly condition

A heart attack can be life threatening. The deadly condition occurs when a blood clot forms inside the artery after a fatty deposit has broken off from the artery wall. The heart is essentially a pump that keeps blood moving around the body. It delivers oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body and… Read More »

The Snack Attack

  Americans are addicted to junk foods and are addicted to snacks. Americans are getting fatter and their health problems are increasing as their eating habits get worse..   For example in the late 1970s about 40% of Americans surveyed said that they did not have any snacks during the day. by 2007 only 10%… Read More »

Low mobility predicts hospital readmission in older heart attack patients

Under the threat of financial penalty, hospitals are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their 30-day readmissions. For heart attack patients in particular,conducting a simple mobility test might be the best means of forecasting which patients are likely to return. Close to 20 percent of elderly adults who have suffered a heart attack… Read More »