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It’s remarkable that heart attacks are so common and cause so much pain emotional and physical and disability when they are nearly always preventable. You’re probably already aware that your lifestyle plays a role in your risk of heart disease and heart attacks, but perhaps you’ve not yet taken it to heart…If you need some motivation, consider a new study conducted at the Karolinska Institute. 191 more words
A sobering new study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that American adults are still getting heavier.
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) showed that the overall average waist circumference of more than 32,800 participants increased “progressively and significantly” from 37.6 inches in 1999-2000 to 38.8 inches in 2011-2012–a 54.2% increase. 551 more words