7 Risk Factors Take Center Stage in Preventing Cardiovascular Death

Shah, Bimal R.
May 2012
DukeMedicine HealthNews;May2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p3
The article reports on the request of the American Heart Association (AHA) to physicians to focus on helping patients meet pre-defined goals for the seven risk factors of cardiovascular disease. It notes that the seven risk factors comprise of four health behaviors and three health measurements. The risk factors include smoking, physical activity and blood pressure.


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