A healthy lifestyle may prevent heart disease in nearly three out of four women

January 5, 2015 8:43 PM

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A healthy lifestyle may prevent heart disease in nearly three out of four women

A new study that followed nearly 70,000 women for two decades concluded that three-quarters of heart attacks in young women could be prevented if women closely followed six healthy lifestyle practices.

The study, published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, followed participants in a study of nurses established in 1989, which surveyed more than 116,000 participants about their diets and other health habits every two years. Researchers from Indiana University, the Harvard S...

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