Prevention Proves a Better Cure for Heart Disease

November 2005
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Nov2005, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p3
This article presents the results of an analysis of the benefits of reducing cholesterol, smoking and blood pressure on coronary heart disease. The study found that quitting smoking and eating healthier is four times more effective at reducing deaths than efforts aimed at patients after they develop heart problems.


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