15 minutes of snow shoveling qualifies as moderate physical activity - that’s half of your recommended daily amount of 30 minutes! But, if you’ve been sedentary for several years, you should be as cautious about snow shoveling as you have been about exercise. [...]
When chest pain strikes, would you know what to do and where to go? When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise -- CALL 9-1-1! [...]
Chest pain can occur from a number of causes including heartburn, muscle strain, a sports injury, or asthma. When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise, especially if you are experiencing pain that you have never felt before.
The four St. Peter’s Health Partners acute care hospitals - St. Peter’s, Samaritan, Albany Memorial, and St. Mary’s - are the first in the Capital Region to receive national Chest Pain Center Accreditation. [...]