Short People At Higher Risk Of Heart Problems

Short people at higher risk of heart problems

Short people have a 50 percent higher risk of having a heart problem or dying from one, when compared to tall people, a new study says, though weight, blood pressure and smoking habits remain more important factors. Heart disease - Blood pressure - Health - Conditions and Diseases - Cardiovascular Disorders

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