The "Merry Christmas Coronary" and "Happy New Year Heart Attack" phenomenon.

@article{Kloner2004TheC,
  title={The "Merry Christmas Coronary" and "Happy New Year Heart Attack" phenomenon.},
  author={Robert A. Kloner},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2004},
  volume={110 25},
  pages={3744-5}
}
In 1999, my research group published a study that examined whether there are seasonable variations in cardiac mortality in a location where winter weather is mild— Los Angeles County, Calif.1 During a 12-year period, there were consistently more deaths from ischemic heart disease during the winter than there were during the summer. About one third more deaths from ischemic heart disease were recorded in December and January than from June through September in Los Angeles County. We initially… CONTINUE READING
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