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Good at heart

...on both sides of Sharen Sleater's family. Her health problems began in her early 20s with high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high triglycerides; afflictions associated with heart disease. It took her father's death, who died at 67...
Healthy Bites apple shape. This body shape has been known to increase the risk for some health problems such as diabetes, high cholesterol levels, early heart disease and high blood pressure. On the other hand, excess weight carried in the hips, buttocks...
Doctor Sweat

...membership.I, like most Americans, was headed to an early grave coddled by the couch and spurred by diabetes, high cholesterol and unhealthy eating habits.At first my legs howled. My body was plump and my muscles were soft. But I kept running...
Study: Area healthier, living well, but cancer care needed

...the state average or similar areas. Also, one in six residents has been diagnosed with back pain. Prevalence of high cholesterol and high blood pressure increased 5 and 6 percent, respectively, since 2004 with the greatest increase coming from...
Clinton's bypass motivates men to get checked

...publicity will lead people to take steps to prevent disease, not just recognize symptoms. Half of Americans have high cholesterol, one of the leading risk factors for heart disease. Clinton, who was released from the hospital Friday, confessed...
The joy of shoveling

...The risk of a heart attack is greater if you: * Have a history of heart disease; * Have high blood pressure; * High cholesterol levels; * Are a smoker; * Lead a sedentary lifestyle; or * Have previously had a heart attack My blood pressure...
Georgia chicken company keeps insurance costs down by pushing workers toward healthier habits

...benefited from Fieldale's health program. In January, he had a heart attack at work; despite being warned of his high cholesterol in a screening test, he failed to change his diet and exercise habits. That's all in the past. Now, Bennett...
Obesity treatment gains popularity in hospitals, doctors' offices

...obese already have a very high likelihood of early death from health problems such diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea. The doctors also argue that, while expensive, the operations lower health costs by reducing those...


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