A new study shows that people who adhere to ideal levels of cardiovascular health metrics as defined by the American Heart Association (AHA) are less likely to develop cancer. Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago found that people who achieved goals for six or seven of the AHA metrics reduce their risk of cancer by half compared with those who met no goals. The study was recently published online in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. In 2010 AHA developed as part of its “2020 Initiative,” a definition of ideal cardiovascular health, whose goal was […]Continue reading Having a Healthy Heart Reduces Cancer Risk, Too
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