Is Shoveling a Risk for Heart Attack? Yes

The latest wave of snowstorms that struck snow-novice areas of Maryland and Washington D.C. has people worried about dangerous roads and highways. But doctors also remind us of another snow-related danger: shoveling. Studies made of the period after large snowstorms have repeatedly shown that shoveling puts people at risk for heart attacks -- even in cities experienced with snowstorms. One storm that hit the Detroit area resulted in 36 people struck with sudden cardiac death while...Full Story
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