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American Heart Association: "Know Your Fats," "Eating Fish for Heart Health," "American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults," "Obesity Information," "Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease," "How Much Sodium Should I Eat Per Day?" "Heart Health Screenings," "Stress and Heart Health," "Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke," "Alcohol and Heart Health," "Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke."
Cleveland Clinic: "Your Diet and Heart Disease: Rethinking Butter, Beef and Bacon," "Overweight & Heart Disease."
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: "Vegetables and Fruits," "Health Risks and Disease Related to Salt and Sodium."
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "How Does Smoking Affect the Heart and Blood Vessels?"
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: "The Burden of Stress in America."
CDC: "Conditions that Increase Risk for Heart Disease."
National Sleep Foundation: "Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease."
Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum, MD on October 13, 2016
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