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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Help Lower Blood Pressure in Stroke Patients

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Eating healthy and staying active help stroke survivors reduce blood pressure.

Alcohol Abuse Doubles Risk for Heart Disease

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The negative health effects of alcohol abuse are similar to that of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, finds study.

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Being free of heart risk factors like high blood pressure at midlife helps delay heart failure by 15 years.