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A cardiovascular disease policy model that predicts life expectancy

Source: Heart, 2015, 101 (3) p. 201-208

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Date of publication: February 2015

Publication type: Policies

In a nutshell: The primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a policy priority and should include the aim of reducing health inequalities. 94 more words

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Basic symptoms of heart disease include chest pain, palpitations, syncope, fatigue, edema, cyanosis, and angina pectoris (a gripping, sharp pain in the chest). Common risk factors include age, sex, family history, hyperlipidemia, smoking, hypertension, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes, and response to stress. 173 more words

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