Hostile people more likely to die after a second heart attack

People who are "sarcastic, cynical, resentful, impatient, or irritable" are more likely to die of a heart attack, says the European Society of Cardiology. The study was published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. researchers. Lead author Dr. Tracey Vitori of the University of Tennessee said, "There is much cardiac patients can do to take control of their own health. From a physical side — smoking cessation, increase physical activity, and eat a balanced diet. Our study also indicates that managing hostile behaviors could be important."