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Heart Failure

What Should I Know After a Heart Attack

  Do not assume that what you’ve been told is all you need to know.   Five Things to Know After Your Heart Attack These five points are important because they address the seriousness of a heart attack. Feeling better after a heart attack is an experience all are grateful for. However, the journey as a cardiac patient is just beginning and knowledge is a powerful tool to have. An engaged and informed patient has a better outcome. Asking the… Keep Reading

Effects of Weather on Heart Failure

 Lag effects of temperature and other meteorological parameters on heart failure events were limited but present.  -Highlights- Dropping temperatures and changes in atmospheric pressure can lead to an increase in the risk of heart failure for elderly people. We measured the lag effects of temperature, relative humidity, atmospheric pressure and fine particulate matter (PM2.5) on hospitalizations and deaths for heart failure in elderly diagnosed with this disease on a 10-year period in the province of Quebec, Canada. We observed an… Keep Reading

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