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09 Aug 2016
Cardiovascular disease is the single leading cause of death in Australia, claiming a staggering 54 Australians each day or one Australian every 27 minutes. There are measures you can take to help prevent heart disease from affecting you, but unfortunately there are also some risk factors you can’t change.
What you can change
The good news is that you can reduce your overall risk of developing cardiovascular heart disease by leading a healthy lifestyle and taking medicines as prescribed by your doctor.
What you can’t change