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Heart Disease

Heart Disease Many may or may not be surprised to know the number one killer in America for both men and women is heart disease. America has become increasingly over weight by over eating, eating unhealthy and not getting enough exercise. We have been alerted that each year we are becoming more and more obese at a alarming rate. Heart disease has been known to kill more people than any of the cancers combined by causing heart attacks and strokes. There are many causes to heart disease by choices...

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Heart Disease 2

Topic: Heart Disease Specific Topic: How to prevent heart disease. General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience that heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. Central Idea: Being well informed about the disease and how to prevent it. Pattern: Spatial Introduction: I. Have you been around when someone was having a heart attack? Unlike me I have been in this situation and can tell you from experience it is a scary situation to be in, and my hopes is to never have to...

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The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association Lateisha Bellmon HCS/310 1/19/12 Ruthann Vaughan In the United States heart disease victims and survivors is the voice of the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association worked on educating public on both the prevention and dangers of heart disease in 1915. Physicians and social workers banded together to release information on heart disease. Other cities performed societies modeled after the one in New York. In 1924 the AHA wanted to share research...

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Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Large scale studies have been undertaken to find the risk factors for many common diseases, including CVD. Epidemiologists (scientists who study patterns in the occurrence of disease) look for correlations between a disease and specific risk factors. Two commonly used designs for this type of study are; • Cohort studies- a group of people are followed over time to see who develops a disease • Case control studies- a group of people who have the disease are compared...

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Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Disease Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. There are many types of heart diseases that fall into this title. Two of the most popular forms of cardiovascular diseases are heart attack and stroke. The increasing amount of exposure of known risk factors for these diseases to young adults is why I feel it is necessary to promote what it takes to lead a heart healthy lifestyle in order to avoid becoming another statistic. I feel as though...

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Heart Diseases in the Philippines

Heart Diseases in the Philippines Mortality and morbidity The data we gathered shows that the average morbidity level during 2000-2004 almost did not change in 2005. However, the level of mortality is alarmingly increasing. This means that more people die from heart diseases than before. Since we are comparing average of 5 years with another succeeding year, we expected that the data won’t have significant differences just like in our data about mortality. This means that if we see big difference...

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Flora Love Your Heart Campaign Case Study

in their houses as it is recognised as a healthier option in comparison to butter and other fat spreads. The first Flora was launched in 1960 via pharmacies, by 1962 it was available in local shops as a commercial product.” The Flora “Love Your Heart” campaign is a campaign I have chosen because has made an impact on society and the way people live their lifestyle. Flora created a video that was posted on Youtube, which is an online video viewing platform. The video became on of the most viewed...

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Heart Diseases

Heart disease Stress symptoms: Effects on your body, feelings and behavior By Mayo Clinic staff Stress symptoms may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that nagging headache, your frequent insomnia or your decreased productivity at work. But stress may actually be the culprit. Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. Being able to recognize common stress symptoms can give you...

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Heart Disease

overweight can have multiple problems and diseases in the long run due to being overweight. One of those diseases is heart disease. A couple reasons why people are so overweight are lack of exercise, poor diet, and unfortunately also heredity. Heredity is major factor when dealing with heart disease or any disease in general. Since genes are a factor into people’s health; people should definitely know all chronic disease in their family. In my family heart disease is a major issue unfortunately. Many...

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Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease Congenital heart diseases are lesions, caused by abnormal development of the structures of the heart. This happens in the embryonic life due to environmental or unknown factors. The cause of congenital disease is usually unknown, but there are multifactor reasons that are incriminated. They are said to be sporadic. This meaning that it is not secluded to one geographic location. However this incidence is increased in those with a positive...

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