Heat Beat: March 2013

If you survive a heart attack, you are three times more likely to develop depression within six months, compared to people without heart disease. Thats according to a study published recently in the report, Cardiac Threat Appraisal and Depression after First Myocardial Infarction. Research has shown that if depression is left untreated, it can often contribute to a worse prognosis for heart patients.
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