Why we should lead a heart-healthy life

Hummerston, Gemma
August 2014
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Aug2014, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p369
Academic Journal
The author emphasizes the importance of leading a healthy life to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Topics covered by the author include the other aspects of leading a heart-healthy life aside from exercise, the source of the controversy around recommendations from the National Institute ofHealth and Care Excellence (NICE) for people at low risk of CVD to be prescribed statins and the difficulty health professionals are having in convincing people to make life changes.


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