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Heart Health

04 November 2011

Lifestyle and medication for heart disease

A healthy lifestyle and appropriate medications can help people with heart disease live longer and avoid a heart attack or stroke.

A healthy lifestyle and appropriate medications can help people with heart disease live longer and avoid a heart attack or stroke, according to new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association.

For the first time, the guidelines also recommend a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program after a heart attack, stroke, bypass surgery, or the diagnosis of heart-related chest pain or blockages in leg arteries.

 

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