Healthy Habits Cut Women’s Risk of Heart Disease By 90% Over 20 Years

Healthy habits cut women’s risk of heart disease by 90% over 20 years. Adhering to six healthy habits can reduce a woman’s chances of getting heart disease by 90% over 20 years, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers followed about 90,000 nurses from 1991 to 2011, focusing on behaviors that include maintaining a normal weight, getting 2.5 hours a week of exercise, eating a healthy diet and not smoking. HealthDay News (1/5)