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'Holiday heart syndrome' is a real thing, and you should know about it

Experts say hands-only CPR can help save a life. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Experts say hands-only CPR can help save a life. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Dr. Mitchell Elkind, chief clinical science officer for the American Heart Association, about an increase in heart problems during the last week of December.

Elkind mentions how watching a quick video on CPR might save someone’s life.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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