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RESOLVE: A New Initiative To Prevent Death From Heart Disease And Stroke

Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are joining forces with the ambitious goal of preventing 100 million deaths from heart disease and stroke – the leading causes of death in the world –…

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Take a Crack at Osteoporosis

by Jose Sonik The more aggressively you screen for and try to prevent osteoporosis, the lower your risk of a hip fracture is, studies show. Hip fractures are common in the elderly, especially women, who lose essential calcium during pregnancy…

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It’s the Waist, Not the Weight, That’s the Kicker

 by Ruth Folger Weiss I’m not out ruin anyone’s day, including my own- just sharing the facts, Ma’m. In a depressing report of 44,600 female nurses enrolled in a long-term health study, researchers conclude in the April 1 edition of…

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