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Kevin Smith Starts Filming Jay & Silent Bob Reboot One Year After Heart Attack

Exactly one year after surviving an acute myocardial infraction (commonly known as a “widowmaker”), filmmaker Kevin Smith marked the occasion by taking a selfie on the set of his new movie; a reboot of the Jay & Silent Bob series. The 48-year-old director shared the pic of himself and the film’s stars, Jason Lee and… Read More »

Health information exchange participation reduced readmissions in heart attack patients, study finds

Dive Brief: A new study in Health Affairs lends weight to the value of health information exchanges (HIE) in improving patient outcomes. Using state-level data for 2011-2014, the authors measured the effect of hospital participation in HIEs on quality and health outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction, or heart attack. Those that participated had a… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »