Why you're more likely to have a heart attack than be eaten by a shark

Eileen Wood
Updated April 22 2024 - 6:49am, first published March 26 2024 - 1:37pm
Sharks get a poor rap as heart conditions responsible for more than half of non drowning deaths at the beach. ACM file picture
Sharks get a poor rap as heart conditions responsible for more than half of non drowning deaths at the beach. ACM file picture

Worried about sharks when you head to the beach? Well you should be more worried about your heart health as new research shows more than half of non-drowning deaths were caused by heart conditions.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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