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Even Fit Boomers Have Heart Disease Risk

Posted on 11/6/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIf you’re 45 and fit — meaning you don’t smoke and don’t have diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol — don’t feel too smug. You still have a one in three chance of developing heart problems, including stroke, by the time you’re in your 80s or 90s, new research finds. On the other hand, you may live up to 14 years longer free of heart ailments than do those who are not so fit. For boomers who are less …