Heart Disease And Cancer

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Term #1

Heart Disease: Is the number 1 killer in the U.S. Heart disease effects the cardiovascular system. Blocking your hearts arteries. It is also known at cardiovascular disease.


Prevention: Low fat high fiber diet, Limit alcohol and drug use, reduce sugar consumption, decrease body fat.

Term #2

Cancer: Also known as a malignant tumor. Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Not all tumors are cancerous.


Prevention: Avoid tobacco, an insufficient diet, physical inactivity and alcohol consumption. Taking dosages has also been testing in lowing the risk of cancer.

Sources:

"Cardiovascular Disease." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Apr. 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.

"Cancer." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 June 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.

Spencer, Frederick A., and Gordan Guyatt. "Patient Information: Aspirin in the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer (Beyond the Basics)." Ed. Bernard Gersh. (2014): n. pag. Web. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/aspirin-in-the-primary-prevention-of-cardiovascular-disease-and-cancer-beyond-the-basics>.