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More people die from heart attacks during holiday season: Research

Published on Dec 26, 2012 4:23 PM

Research has shown that during the holiday season at the end of the year, more people tend to die from heart attacks.

This week, Mind Your Body examines the possible reasons for this phenomenon and features tips from experts on protecting the ticker during the festive season.

It also dishes out a recipe for tenderloin porchetta, a lean cut of pork that is roasted, contains little fat and is ideal for recovering from festive feasting.

This edition looks at how often people should go for eye examinations and what types of tests they should have.

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