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What lifestyle prevents heart disease? Cardiologist looks to the Amazon for answers

What lifestyle prevents heart disease? Cardiologist looks to the Amazon for answers

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What lifestyle prevents heart disease? Cardiologist looks to the Amazon for answers

A Southern California cardiologist’s study of indigenous South Americans found that an extremely healthy lifestyle appears to prevent coronary artery disease, a leading cause of death in the U.S.

Dr. Gregory Thomas, medical director of the Heart and Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial, helped lead the research project that was published Friday, March 17, in the British journal The Lancet.

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