Cardiovascular disease or what has been termed (CVD) was once thought of as something only the in up age individuals should be concerned with. Many young adults, those individuals in their thirties and forties, believe they are not affected by this disease. The actuality is that not only is CVD the nation's leading killer for both men and women, it is also the leading killer among all racial and ethnic groups (http://www.healingwithnutrition.com/cdisease/cardiovascular/cardiovascular.html). With some conditions and diseases certain groups of people are more susceptible to them. For example, in the U.S. sickle cell anemia is most commonly observed in African Americans and Hispanics... [continues]
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