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Snow shoveling heart risks, tips to stay safe


A massive winter storm stretching along the East Coast is expected to dump more than two feet of snow in some areas into the weekend. As people dig out, there are some health hazards to keep in mind.

Snow shoveling may put some people at an increased risk […]

Heart safety tips for shoveling snow

The first major snowstorm of 2015 has hit the Northeast. As people dig out there and elsewhere this winter, the American Heart Association warns that some people may be at increased risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling.

The combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion increases the workload […]

January 27th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: |Comments Off on Heart safety tips for shoveling snow