Holiday season can be bad for the heart

PHOTO: Holiday season can be bad for the heart

SINGAPORE - Research has shown that more people tend to die from heart attacks during the year-end holiday season.

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 those recovering from festive feasting.

In addition, this edition looks at how often people should go for eye examinations and what types of tests they should have.

Finally, MYB looks back at the significant health-related developments of 2012.

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