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Heart attacks may increase after flu diagnosis, study says

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The flu may trigger heart attacks, according to a recent study.

The research was the first time a study looked at laboratory tests and showed a conclusive link. The Canadian study found a six-fold increase in heart attacks shortly after people were diagnosed.

Researchers looked at 19,729 […]

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Attack, Prevention|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Heart attacks may increase after flu diagnosis, study says

Older adults often underestimate flu

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

With the flu season now under way, the National Council on Aging has released results from a survey showing that fewer than one in 10 older adults worry about getting the flu. That’s despite data showing that hospitalization rates are on the rise among people ages […]

September 25th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Older adults often underestimate flu