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School intervention may improve kids' heart health long term

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A program to educate students about heart-healthy lifestyles resulted in significant improvements in middle school students' cholesterol levels and resting heart rates, including four years of follow-up. Students continued to experience health benefits, make better food choices and participate in physical activities after the intervention, suggesting that such a program could decrease cardiovascular disease and diabetes risks.
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