Top News: #Heart

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Lonely young woman with red roseYes, broken hearts are real. But they’re not what you think:

People really can die from broken hearts, but most recover with treatment, researchers reported Wednesday. And to their surprise, they found that emotional stress isn’t the only cause or even the main cause. And sometimes, the effects can kill people even years later. Read more


Limiting consumption of carbonated beverages could be beneficial to your health, according to a recent study.Study points to association between carbonated drinks and heart attacks:

Limiting consumption of carbonated beverages could be beneficial for health according to a study involving 800,000 patients that associated the bubbly drinks with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests of cardiac origin. Read more


XXX THINKSTOCKPHOTOS-468418291.JPGCDC says your heart may be decades ‘older’ than you are, putting you at risk:

Having an old soul suggests you’re wise beyond your years.Having an old heart means you may not have many years left. Yet three out of four Americans have a predicted“heart age” that’s older than their actual age in years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more


ambulance diversion 570Heart-Attack Patients More Likely To Die After Ambulances Are Diverted:

Heart-attack patients whose ambulances were diverted from crowded emergency rooms to hospitals farther away were more likely to be dead a year later than patients who weren’t diverted, according to a recent study published in the journal Health Affairs. Read more



Study finds dramatic decline in heart disease deaths, but not for everyone:

If you’re young and active, heart disease may be the furthest thing from your mind. But a new study finds that while deaths from coronary heart disease, the most common type, have declined dramatically in older Americans over the last few decades, those improvements were not shared equally by people under 55, especially womenRead more