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Working the Late Shift Could Give You a Heart Attack

While some may prefer the relative quiet of working the late shift, a new study says that after-hours work may be bad for your health.

In fact, the study says, working the graveyard shift may actually give you a heart attack or stroke.

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Can You Stop Future Heart Attacks by Checking Your Blood Pressure? — Health Check

Getting your blood pressure taken isn’t the most fun activity in the world, but now it looks like we have a better reason to get it measured than simply “because we have to.”

Sorry to freak you out, but scientists discovered blood pressure fluctuations in middle age may be a precursor to both heart attacks and strokes.

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Female Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims Have Higher Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

While the focus of the recent scandal at Penn State has been on sexual abuse victims who are boys, new research finds that girls who are abused will deal with more than just emotional problems.

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Pilot Lands Plane Safely While Suffering Heart Attack, Rushed to Hospital

Steven Nusbaum, 65, of Illinois was flying his experimental aircraft on Tuesday when the unthinkable happened — he suffered a heart-attack mid-flight.

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Trouble Sleeping Could Mean Higher Risk of Heart Attack

If you have trouble falling asleep, you may be at a higher risk of having a heart attack, according to a recent study of people with insomnia.

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