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Heart Disease Causes and Risk Factors

When you know the risk factors for heart disease you can take smarter steps to control them. Find helpful tips for avoiding causes and reducing your risk.
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Opioids Can Cause Many Cardiac Problems
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When Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack?
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Why Sitting Could Be Hurting Your Heart Health
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Why Being a Little Overweight May Be OK
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What You Can to Do Prevent Heart Disease
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How the Reynolds Score Is Used to Calculate Cardiac Risk in Women
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Why Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Heart Disease Risk
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Crystal Meth Causes Severe Heart Damage