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Public Awareness about the Relationship Between Heart Disease and Depression

Posted on August 8th, 2012 by Dr. Blumenfield

A research study which examined the public awareness about the connection between heart disease and depression. This included data on the preferred sources of health information across educational levels.

Prescribe Aspirin For Depression?

Posted on May 6th, 2010 by Dr. Blumenfield

Prophylactic aspirin is recommended for people with heart disease and peripheral vascular disease who are at high risk for such conditions. There is ample evidence that those who have depression are much more likely to have heart disease and heart attacks. Therefore the question is raised whether people with depression should take aspirin.