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Heart Disease Isn’t an Adults-Only Condition Aspen Ideas to Go

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Usually, heart health is only addressed in adults. But recent research shows that cardiovascular damage is detectable as early as age 15. The good news is teaching even very young children about good nutrition, exercise and ways to deal with stress, may help combat heart disease, the leading cause of death around the world. Dr. Valentin Fuster and Dr. Danielle Belardo discuss recent discoveries and research in improving cardiovascular outcomes throughout all phases of life — including strategies to improve heart health, at any age. (Transcript available: aspenideas.org/podcasts)

Usually, heart health is only addressed in adults. But recent research shows that cardiovascular damage is detectable as early as age 15. The good news is teaching even very young children about good nutrition, exercise and ways to deal with stress, may help combat heart disease, the leading cause of death around the world. Dr. Valentin Fuster and Dr. Danielle Belardo discuss recent discoveries and research in improving cardiovascular outcomes throughout all phases of life — including strategies to improve heart health, at any age. (Transcript available: aspenideas.org/podcasts)

43 min

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