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Grip strength may provide clues to heart health

Posted May 19, 2015, 12:11 pm, Updated January 27, 2016, 9:40 am Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications A strong or weak hand grip carries more than just social cues. It may also help measure an individualís risk for having a heart attack or stroke, or dying from cardiovascular disease. …

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