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Risk Factors for Heart Attack: Hospitalizations

Risk Factors

There are steps that can be taken to prevent or reduce the risks of having a heart attack. These include controlling certain risk factors such as high blood pressure, tobacco use, high cholesterol, physical inactivity, and obesity.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:

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