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Why Being Short Could Save You From a Heart Attack

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If most of us had a choice, we’d rather be tall than short. But a new study shows that being vertically challenged has at least one big health advantage: a lower risk of dangerous blood clots called venous thromboembolisms (VTEs).

After studying more than 2 million people, researchers from Lund University in Malmo, Sweden, found that the risk of VTEs was strongly associated with height.

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Antidepressants Raise Your Risk of Early Death by 33%

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Antidepressant medications are sending people to an early grave, according to new a new study from Canada’s McMaster University.

Researchers there examined the results of 17 previous studies that included nearly 380,000 participants. Their analysis found that antidepressant users had a whopping 33% higher risk of death from any cause than non-users. It also showed that antidepressant users had a 14% higher risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes.

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