Tag Archives: Heart

AHA News: Can Social Connection Aid Heart Health in African-American Community?

Print this page WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — For black adults, connecting with neighbors could do much more than create a sense of community — it also might be good for their heart. A study presented this week at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions… Read More »

MPs act after heart attacks hit close to home

The impact of heart disease is up close and personal for key politicians today throwing their support behind a national screening program. Opposition leader Bill Shorten’s father suffered a fatal heart attack; the brother of his health spokeswoman Catherine King is currently recovering from a heart attack; and Health Minister Greg Hunt’s uncle was also… Read More »

Heart attack warning: Does your leg feel like this? Hidden signs when you stretch revealed

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency and require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by a lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart may become seriously damaged, and it could even be life-threatening. You could be at risk… Read More »