TITLE

The shorter the man, the higher the risk of heart attack

PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Health News & Review;1992, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that in a study from Harvard Medical School that involved more than 22,000 American doctors, it was found that men five feet seven inches or shorter have a 60 percent greater risk of developing a first heart attack than men six feet one inch or taller. Short men are more apt to be overweight; Higher cholesterol and blood pressure levels; Smaller arteries; What they can do; More.
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9204205174

 

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