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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Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)
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|Racing death: How can runners be saved from cardiac arrest?|
Cardiac arrests during long-distance races are very rare. But when they do occur, they are almost always deadly. So what can be done to prevent these tragedies? Should race organizers be stricter with their registration requirements?
|Effects of childhood bullying still evident 40 years later, study says|
The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists.
|Your favorite Easter candy: What will it take to work it off?|
Cadbury Creme Eggs, Peeps, Robin's Eggs: We love you. But you pack quite the caloric punch. Figure out what it'll take to burn off those Easter season indulgences before you hit the candy aisle.
|New ragweed allergy pill clears FDA|
A new oral medication to treat ragweed allergies has been approved by the Food and Drug administration, the agency announced today (April 17)
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