AHA: Postpartum Depression May Raise Heart Risks

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Otherwise healthy women diagnosed with postpartum depression may be at higher risk of a heart attack, stroke or heart failure, a new study suggests. Acting on mounting evidence linking clinical depression to cardiovascular disease, researchers sought to explore whether other forms of depression might also increase the…

If You're Considering Cosmetic Surgery…

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 17 million cosmetic procedures are performed in the United States each year. Most of these are minimally invasive, designed to improve your appearance in subtle ways without the surgery, stitches and long healing time of early facelifts, once the only rejuvenating option available. Today’s most popular…

Noisy Neighborhood? Your Heart May Pay a Price

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Living in noise-saturated neighborhoods might be more than simply annoying, with new research suggesting it seems to raise the risk for serious heart problems. Chronic noise from traffic and airports appears to trigger the amygdala, a brain region critically involved in stress regulation, brain scans have revealed. Noise…