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Cancer mortality in a radiation-exposed cohort of Massachusetts tuberculosis patients. Although one cat may be prettier, smarter or more athletic than another, nature plays no favorites when it comes to doling out heart disease. Women can get omega-3 fatty acids by eating two servings of fatty fish, such as tuna, mackerel or salmon, per week, as well as taking fish oil supplements. The fourth factor had high loadings for LDL cholesterol and family history of ischemic heart disease.

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