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Your Health 6-10-13 Life's simple seven to stroke prevention

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      Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
      The American Heart Association is trying to change that with Life's Simple Seven.
      They are seven lifestyle changes people can make to help live a healthier life.
      They include:  managing blood pressure, controlling cholesterol, being physically active,
     controlling blood sugar, keeping weight down, eating a healthful diet and stop smoking.
      Researchers say the most important for stroke prevention is maintaining good blood pressure.

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