Items Tagged ‘Simple Seven initiative’

October 15, 2012

7 Behaviors Cut Cardiac Deaths, Few Adopt Them

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Having more of seven heart-healthy behaviors translates to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but few people meet all of them, researchers found. In a prospective study, those who met three to four of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart-health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who […]

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Tags: american heart association, cardiovascular disease, Dr. Enrique Artero, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MedPage Today, Simple Seven initiative, University of South Carolina

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