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heart disease

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
heart diseaseˈheart disˌease noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIan illness which prevents your heart from working normally
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heart diseaseTotal mortality and each of the outcomes of coronary heart disease increased as severity of periodontal disease increased.Fat control is still very important for reducing risks for heart disease, some cancers and obesity.They may reduce your chance of getting heart disease.Men generally have a greater risk of suffering heart disease.Small wonder, then, that heart disease kills a quarter of us and leaves another third chronically disabled.This can have the effect of accelerating the build-up of atheroma which in turn eventually leads to heart disease.Those dealing with heart disease have looked for such clean-cut results in vain.As is now possible with heart disease, perhaps preventive approaches will serve to increase the threshold for the appearance of illness.
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