FOX 47 - Health News
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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People who manage to get clean after being addicted to drugs are at lower risk of becoming addicted to something else in the future than people who never overcame the first substance use disorder, according to a new study.
|Faster-acting erectile dysfunction drug gets FDA approval|
An erectile dysfunction drug that reduces by half the time patients need to take the pill before sexual activity has won approval for marketing in the United States.
|Giants star teams up with NFL, dairy council to tackle childhood obesity|
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|Trauma and food addiction linked for women|
Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be more likely to have food addiction, or a feeling of dependence on food, new research suggests.
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