Doctors crack Christmas card-iology conundrum

Swedish researchers say the triggers for holiday MIs are not what most people think

Ah, the festive season. A time for chocolate, booze, family, arguments, family arguments, Monopoly, and above-average incidence of myocardial infarction.

Santa the superspreader.
Credit: Fiona Katauskas.

It’s well-known among the general population as well as the medical establishment that in locations where Christmas is widely observed, the late December period marks the annual peak for