Your Health & Wellness

Accumulating snow may be ideal for snowboarders and skiers, but when it comes to keeping driveways clear of the heavy white stuff, certain people should take heart. Shoveling snow can be hazardous to your heart health.

The American Heart Association says most individuals who head out to shovel snow will be fine, but for others, the combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion can place an increased workload on the heart, boosting the risk of having a heart attack.

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