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Winter heart attacks more likely, more fatal

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In the United States, the risks of having a heart attack during the winter months are twice as high as in the summertime. And, a heart attack in the winter is also more likely to be fatal than a heart attack during any other time of year.

Why? Lots of reasons, and they’re not all tied to cold weather. Even people who live in warm climates have an increased risk.

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Written by heartcurrents

February 14, 2010 at 5:01 am

Posted in heart conditions

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