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HCA Healthcare cardiologist: avoid holiday heart this New Year’s Eve

The period between Christmas and New Year’s Day is often filled with parties, holiday treats and cheer. For some, this period can also trigger heart problems and lead to heart attacks. Don’t fall victim to “holiday heart syndrome” by learning more below… A study released last year showed that the risk of heart attacks increases…
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How to avoid holiday heart this New Year’s Eve

A new study shows the risk of heart attacks increase significantly during the winter holiday season. During a 15-year period, Swedish researchers discovered the chance of a heart attack were 15 percent higher than usual on Christmas, 37 percent higher on Christmas Eve, and 20 percent higher on New Year’s day. This isn’t surprising to…
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Young AFib patient reflects on successful treatment at St. David’s Medical Center

Five years ago, Ryan Wiseman was in the prime of his life. “I was thinking I was on top of the world,” Wiseman said. “I was keeping myself in shape. I was taking care of myself mentally and physically. My relationship was solid.” Then, during a routine medical exam while serving in the military in…
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