Triathlons push the body to its physical limits with swimming, biking and running events. Some groups of people are more at risk than others for sudden death — any kind of death that happens unexpectedly — while participating in these challenging events, recent research shows.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about symptoms of heart disease.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about family history and heart disease.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen, MD, answers this one about genetics and heart disease.
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