Is Aspirin Still The Best Thing For Heart Attacks?

Is Aspirin Still The Best Thing For Heart Attacks? People who are 60 and over should not take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, a health guidelines panel said in a draft recommendation recently. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (Task Force), a national panel of experts in prevention and … Continue reading “Is Aspirin Still The Best Thing For Heart Attacks?”

Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack

Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack When we think of people having a heart attack, we usually imagine them clutching their chest, doubling over in pain, and collapsing, as we see on a television show or in the movies. But, not all heart attacks are that intense. In fact, a person could be having a … Continue reading “Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack”

Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life

Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life Doctors generally warn that having high levels of saturated fatty acids in the body can lead to major health problems that can shorten a person’s life expectancy. But not all fatty acids are bad. A new study has found that omega-3 fatty acids can potentially increase life expectancy by almost … Continue reading “Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life”

Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought

Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought In July, Samir Kumar was running errands in his uptown Manhattan neighborhood and thought the air felt thick. The 29-year-old New York resident, who has asthma, said he had to take bigger breaths because he started experiencing shortness of breath and tightness in his chest. Fortunately, he … Continue reading “Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought”