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Heart health: How to save your life
A heart attack or cardiac arrest can seem to come with no apparent warning, but cardiovascular disease is often silently worsening as time goes on. Diet, exercise, weight and other lifestyle factors all play a role, as do disease and genetics. We can reduce some risk factors and compensate for others, but we should also learn the red flags of impending problems — and how to prevent them. In the meantime, the diagnoses, prognoses and treatments for heart disease are changing. This collection of articles helps explain what doctors are doing, and what you can do, to keep your heart as healthy as possible.
April 10, 2012