Former president George W. Bush is a physically fit guy, an avid bicyclist, and -- unlike his post-presidential pal Bill Clinton -- has never had a weight problem. So why would he need a heart stent?
If you're a Medicare patient facing either heart bypass surgery or having stents inserted in your blocked arteries, the deciding factor may have a lot to do with the rest of your health, a new study suggests.
The only obvious trait I inherited from my mother, in addition to short legs and a pot belly, was a tendency to worry about my health. The difference between us lay in her unique approach to staying healthy. She dressed up.
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