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Study: Cold weather may be bad for heart

June 9, 2008 6:46:55 AM PDT
A new study shows too much cold weather may be bad for your heart.Researchers in Germany looked at adults with a history of heart attacks.

They found just five consecutive days of colder weather boosted inflammation, which can trigger cardiovascular problems.

Researchers say that may help explain why there are more cardiovascular-related deaths in the winter compared to other seasons.

 

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