Things to know: 7 simple steps to a longer, healthier life
By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS
Taking care of yourself can lead to a longer, healthier life. There are seven simple steps that research has shown can make a difference. Each involves making good choices and requires some discipline, but all are doable.
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