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By Aisha Dow[caption id="attachment_21635" align="aligncenter" width="605"] Even when she is not working as a paramedic, Lauren Przedworski is ready to assist someone having a cardiac arrest. Photo: Eddie Jim[/caption] Wearing multicoloured pyjamas, Lauren Przedworski weaved through crowds as she sprinted down Little Lonsdale Street.She had barely managed to...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Joseph Nordqvist | Medical News Today[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The next time you eat a piece of chocolate, you may not have to feel so guilty about it. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, a...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Asma Jahangir, one of Pakistan's most prominent human rights activists, has died of a heart attack at 66.Jahangir was the chair of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and respected for her outspoken criticism of the country’s militant Islamist...

 VicHealth Executive Manager of Programs Kirstan Corben said while it’s not easy to make and maintain New Year’s resolutions, there are some simple steps towards making lifelong healthy changes.“It’s so true that being healthy is easier said than done. People often put a lot of...

 By Mary Caldwell for the AJCA new study recently revealed that heart attack care is alarmingly unequal for women when compared to men. Researchers found that many women who have had the most serious type of heart attack − where the coronary artery is completely blocked −...

By Anicka SlachtaA newly published article in the Journal of Women’s Health by Pejman Raeisi-Giglou, DO, and colleagues examined advances in women’s cardiovascular care over the past 10 years, highlighting the most significant accomplishments and pointing out persisting gender gaps. These are 10 key points from their...

In this episode of the Australian TV show 'Catalyst', heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp shares the story of Del Nash, who experienced a massive heart attack three years ago caused by Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD), a rare emergency occurrence where a tear forms in...

By John Swartzberg, M.D.Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Perhaps you resolved to get serious about exercising, or cut down on sugar, or quit smoking. Or maybe you decided to cut down on something else: time connected to your digital devices. More and more people’s...

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