Beyond cholesterol: the Johns Hopkins complete guide for avoiding heart disease

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989 - Health & Fitness - 395 pages
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Case studies and the latest research provide you with vital new information on--detecting heart disease--from the EKG to coronary angiography, finding out if you've inherited your parent's heart disease, assessing your risk of heart attack--and reducing it, taking a scientific approach to exercise, drug therapy--why you need to know all the facts, how to make sure your cholesterol count is accurate, a medically proven action plan diet that works, high cholesterol in children--are yours at risk?, why a 'normal' cholesterol count isn't always good news, and what 'good' cholesterol is --and how you can get more of it.

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Contents

Introduction
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Do You Understand the Risk?
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How Much Can You Reduce the Risk?
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