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1 - Don't smoke
2 - Have a body mass index (bmi) lower than 25
3 - Eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day
4 - Exercise vigorously for at least 2 ½ hours per week.
Doctors say if you live by these four rules for 20 years or more, it will lower your risk of heart attack and stroke by 87%. Living this healthy lifestyle for any amount of time will decrease your chance of dying of heart attack or stroke.
Only 3% of Americans live by all four rules.
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Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)
|Medication may reduce injury risk for kids with ADHD|
Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are less likely to have accidents that land them in the emergency room than those who are not on medication, according to a new study.
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Chemotherapy can hasten deterioration near the end of life in patients with advanced cancer who haven’t yet lost their ability to perform normal daily activities, a study suggests.
|Transgender college student harvests eggs before transitioning to man|
An 18-year-old California student who was born a biological female and is headed to college this fall as a male has checked off one item on a to-do-list that his classmates likely didn’t have: harvesting eggs.
|Autism costs may reach $1 trillion by 2025, surpassing diabetes care, study suggests|
Scientists at the University of California, Davis, say they have calculated the total costs of caring for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States today and 10 years from now for the first time.
|Chicago company offers eye exams via smartphone and computer for $40|
A Chicago optometrist has created a digital eye exam that adults can take on their computers and smartphones, My Fox Chicago reported.
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