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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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|Patient at New York City hospital tests positive for Ebola|
A health care worker who recently returned from West Africa is being tested at a New York City hospital for possible Ebola, officials said.
|Family of New York preemie born weighing less than 1 pound asks for prayers|
The family of a New York preemie born just larger than the size of a cellphone is asking for prayers as their little one gains strength, MyFoxNY.com reported.
|Dallas nurse cleared of Ebola; hospitalized NYC patient tests positive for virus|
There have been nine cases of Ebola seen in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died Oct. 8 in a Dallas hospital was the first person diagnosed with the virus on U.S. soil. The latest case is a doctor in New York City diagnosed on Oct. 23.
|WHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid-2015|
The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015.
|Dr. Manny: CDC must control Ebola quarantines, honor system not working|
I think that the approach that is being taken by the federal government— the concept of “It’s a matter of time before we see another case”— reveals a poor strategy.
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