Happiness Linked to Heart Attack Risk

Asking patients questions about their personal lives could predict their future risk of a heart attack. A study, published in the European Heart Journal, showed that factors beyond the scope of a patient’s charts — their employment status, family life, mental health, and level of physical activity, for example — are closely linked to their future health outcomes.



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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