When asked about health risks for women many will list breast cancer as the top cause of death. In the USA, one in five women will have a stroke, and strokes kill twice as many women as breast cancer does. Women have unique risk factors for stroke, and six out of every ten people who

Swedish scientists have studied four lifestyle behaviors associated with a lower risk of heart attacks, and found that combining these four with physical activity gave an 86 percent lower risk than high risk groups, and a 79 percent lower risk than the average group who practiced some but not all healthy behaviors. This means that

Many who consider themselves non-smokers still bum a couple of cigarettes when partying or working late, reasoning those few puffs can’t really pose a danger. Truth is, any amount of smoking increases the risk for cancer and tobacco related diseases. Besides increasing the risk for cancer, social smoking also increases the risk for heart and

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