In August 2018, Jeanie, 58, underwent a routine colonoscopy. Because of her family history, she was nervous about the results: her mother died of colon cancer and her sister had proactively removed a section of her large intestine. What Jeanie didn’t expect, however, was that she would be diagnosed with a serious heart condition instead. “It was a total surprise to me,” she says. Read more.
To lower your risk of heart disease, it's important to invest in long-term lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. Read more.
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