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THE BE T Number Check | #√ Three Ways to Live Longer 86% The decreased risk for developing heart failure later in life in life when preventing the development of hypertension, obesity and diabetes by the age of 45 to 55, according to research published in JACC: Heart Failure. Men at age 45 years without any of the three risk factors lived an average of 10.6 years longer free of heart failure, while women at age 45 without any of the three risk factors lived an average of 14.9 years longer without heart failure. White and black participants without risk factors lived 12.4 and 12.9 years longer, respectively. Source: ACC News Release. Smoking and Diabetes – A Deadly Combination for Women 80% BP on the Rise in Kids 23% The increased risk of lung cancer death in female smokers with diabetes, according to research presented at a meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. While men had higher odds of death overall, it did not seem to be linked to lung cancer. The amount of children aged 3 to 18 with blood pressure levels consistent with hypertension who have been diagnosed with the disease. Additionally, only 10% of patients with symptoms of prehypertension were diagnosed and only 6% of children and adolescents who needed anti-hypertension medication received a prescription. Source: HealthDay. News Article. Source: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. News Release. No Surprises Here 24% 6 The increased risk of coronary heart disease in patients who had a higher intake of the most commonly consumed major saturated fatty acids (lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid and stearic acid). Replacing just 1% of daily consumption of these fatty acids with equivalent calories CardioSource WorldNews from polyunsaturated fats, monounsaturated fats, whole grain carbohydrates or plant proteins, was estimated to reduce relative coronary heart disease risk by 4% to 8%. Replacing palmitic acid—found in palm oil, meat and dairy —was associated with the strongest risk reduction. Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. News Release. December 2016