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    One Alcoholic Drink Daily May Protect Against Heart Failure

    Although excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease and liver disease, a new study published in the European Heart Journal suggests that drinking up to seven alcoholic drinks per week may lower the risk of developing heart failure in the future. Heart failure occurs when the heart cannot pump […] More

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    Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Frequent Than Reported

    Although cardiac arrest during childbirth is rare, a new study in the journal Anesthesiology suggests that the condition may be two times more common than previously reported. Cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, occurs when the heart fails to contract effectively, resulting in the cessation of normal circulation of the blood. […] More