heart disease

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For my part, I have no heart; so I cannot have heart disease.
Soldiers should not have heart disease," said Ozma.
The whole thing would have come out, then, and he would have been in an awkward position, for no one would have believed that a man of his reputation could have been deceived into calling it heart disease.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study in mid-February that found some states and territories had double the prevalence of heart disease than others.
Over the next 5 years, 484 of the men developed heart disease.
It's very tragic, but unfortunately two-thirds of women will actually die of heart disease and not know they have a problem,'' says Dr.
People with brain tumors, cancer, AIDS, or heart disease might disagree.
Here's the latest on what was supposed to be the cure-all, prevent-all answer to cancer, heart disease, and more.
A Low-dose aspirin therapy--taking 75 mg to 150 mg daily--to reduce your risk of heart disease, if you're at risk, has been shown to be as effective for lowering heart-disease risk, with lower incidence of gastro-intestinal bleeding, as aspirin therapy at doses over 150 mg.
High triglyceride is an independent risk factor that also contributes to heart disease.
Another option on the menu bar leads to information on heart disease specifically in children.
Diabetes is a much more powerful risk factor for heart disease in women than in men," explains Dr.
Because women (and men) who "carry a lot of weight in the midsection have higher incidences of heart disease, lesbians may be at a higher risk," she says.
Representatives of this industry have worked behind the scenes to erect the huge edifice of the "lipid hypothesis"--the untenable theory that saturated fats and cholesterol cause heart disease and cancer.
Researchers looked at two prospective studies to determine whether egg eating and heart disease and stroke are actually related.