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Heart Disease

Heart Disease

Heart Disease

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NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports that two new studies are bucking the conventional understanding of what puts people at risk for heart disease. The studies show that getting heart disease has less to do with a mysterious genetic component, and much to do with well-known risk factors.