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Heart disease kills more women than breast cancer

There are some things people can do to lower cholesterol levels that are deemed too high. Quit smoking, get regular exercise, eat a healthy diet and maintain a healthy body weight.


HIGH CHOLESTEROL, a risk factor for heart disease, affects nearly one in five American women who are at least 40 years old. Although heart disease is the No 1 cause of death in women, there is little agreement on what to do about managing cholesterol.

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