Cold Weather Boosts Heart Attack Risk

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Cold Weather Boosts Heart Attack Risk
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Wed, 08-11-2010 - 9:47am

Based on an analysis of temperature records and more than 84,000 hospital admissions for heart attacks that took place over a three-year period between 2003 and 2006 in England and Wales, the study revealed that a drop of just one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) on a single day gives rise to a cumulative 2 percent rise in the number of heart attacks in the following weeks.

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Thu, 08-12-2010 - 9:05pm
Sorry...oops!!!
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Thu, 08-12-2010 - 10:31am
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Thu, 08-12-2010 - 10:25am
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Wed, 08-11-2010 - 3:54pm
LOL, great minds think alike, eh?



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Wed, 08-11-2010 - 3:35pm

Found a Link that was interesting.


http://www.smart-heart-living.com/cold-weather-and-heart.html




Edited 8/11/2010 3:37 pm ET by cl-nightangel67
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Wed, 08-11-2010 - 3:27pm

I remember when I had my heart it was hot and humid and in May.


Personally I am finding this summer with ALL the heat and humidity we have had very hard.


Going to go check and see if there are differences in Canada where I live.


Thanks Amy!


Now you have got me curious...;)...:)


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