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Low education, smoking, high blood pressure may lead to increased stroke risk

Adult smokers with limited education face a greater risk of stroke than those with a higher education, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. The combination of smoking and high blood pressure increased stroke risk the …

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PAD risk increases with lower economic status

Low income and lower education levels are associated with an increased risk for peripheral artery disease in U.S. adults, according to a new study in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality

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Healthy children need 60 minutes of physical activity every day

The research is crystal clear: children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every single day. Not only does an active child reduce the risk of developing heart