Thursday, January 31, 2008

FW: Super Bowl could be heart health hazard

Super Bowl excitement may be hazardous; doctors note heart attacks
during World Cup

The Associated Press - 6:43 AM EST, January 31, 2008

NEW YORK -- For rabid fans of the New York Giants and New England
Patriots, this Sunday's Super Bowl won't be just a game. It may be a
health hazard.

Heart attacks and other cardiac emergencies doubled in Munich, Germany,
when that nation's soccer team played in World Cup matches, a new study
reports.

While history suggests European soccer fans can get a bit more worked up
than the average American football fan, doctors think there are some
valid warnings to be shared...

MORE:
http://www.amny.com/news/health/ny-spbowl0201,0,6745580.story?track=rss


BONUS: Whack a Patriot:

http://www.newsday.com/ny-giants-whackgame,0,4099793.flash?track=rss


NYC Scavenger Hunt - A Photo contest in the NYT:
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2007/03/05/travel/20070305_HUNT_SLIDESH
OW_index.html

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