The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Getting By

 

January 29, 2020



Every February is American Heart Month, raising awareness about preventing heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Approximately 90 percent of middle-aged people and more than 74 percent of young adults have one or more risk factors for heart disease. These risk factors include diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol or being a smoker or overweight. For those individuals with multiple risk factors, they have an increased risk for heart disease. All these risk factors can be prevented in most cases by following a h...



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