Meadowbrook Care Center

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For Heart Attack and Stroke Survivors, Dog Ownership Is Associated with a Longer Life     

Living alone after a cardiac event and not owning a dog may be hazardous to your health. A recently released study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), reported that dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for those heart attack […]

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Study challenges “no pain no gain” requirement for patients with clogged leg arteries

Patients diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) should be given the option of pain-free exercise, suggests the findings of a recent study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).   According to the ESC article published June 20, around 200 million people worldwide have PAD, where arteries in

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