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The New York Times

The Power of Simple Life Changes to Prevent Heart Disease

Billions of dollars are spent every year on medications that reduce the risk of heart disease — the No. 1 killer in the United States. But some people feel powerless to prevent it: Many of the risk factors seem baked into the cake at birth. Genetic factors can have a huge impact on people’s chances of dying of heart disease, and it has long been thought that those factors are almost always outside of one’s control.

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Harvard Business Review

Giving Patients an Active Role in Their Health Care

As payment and care delivery models shift in the United States from episodic, fee-for-service care toward population health and value-based reimbursement, health care leaders are focused more than ever on patient engagement as a key to driving down costs and improving outcomes. And yet, as so many of us know who have attempted to manage our own care or tend to sick family members, the U.S. health care system rarely feels like it’s been set up to help us succeed.

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Business Standard

The largest cause of stroke is work-related stress

When Prateek Gogia, a young corporate executive, fainted in office, his colleagues assumed he was exhausted because of work. But, the doctor they rushed him to, informed them he had had a stroke. Gogia was at an enviable position in his organisation. He had reached there through sheer hard work, putting his personal life on the back burner.

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