American Heart Association

After a heart attack, one in four survivors call it quits

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Many heart attack survivors return to work soon after recovery, but not all of them stay, a new study shows.

The findings, published Wednesday in Journal of the American Heart Association, show one in four survivors leave their job within a year after returning to work.

Earlier studies have […]

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Health, Heart Attack, Patients, Research|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on After a heart attack, one in four survivors call it quits

Low education, smoking, high blood pressure may lead to increased stroke risk

Adult smokers with limited education face a greater risk of stroke than those with a higher education, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

The combination of smoking and high blood pressure increased stroke risk the most, confirming earlier findings in numerous studies.

In a multicenter Danish […]

August 14th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Low education, smoking, high blood pressure may lead to increased stroke risk