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Health Tip: Help Prevent Atherosclerosis
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(HealthDay News) -- Atherosclerosis occurs when blood vessels harden after cholesterol, calcium and fat build up inside them. The condition decreases blood flow and increases the risk of stroke and heart disease.
The University of Virginia Health System says you can take these steps to help lower your risk of atherosclerosis:
-- Diana Kohnle
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