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Don’t underestimate your heart risks

Start a conversation with your doctor about your risk factors. Statistically speaking, your heart is the biggest threat to your health. In 2014, more women died from cardiovascular disease than from cancer, chronic lung disease, and diabetes combined, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). But have you talked with your doctor about your risk factors? Many women havenít, according to a pair of surveys published in the June issue of the…

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