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The risk of heart diseases.


  • Adults tend to be more resistant to diseases than young children. - 167
  • It is better to prevent disease than to treat it after it occurs. - 724
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  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is cardiac arrest?
  Answer: Cardiac-arrest is when the heart stops beating and can be fatal. - 308

Question: What is disease?
  Answer: Disease is an illness, sickness, disorder, or abnormal condition of any body organ, structure, or system. - 241

Question: What causes diseases?
  Answer: Diseases can be caused by: nutritional deficiency, poisons, parasites, bacterial infection, viruses, or genetic anomalies. - 242

Question: What is a heart, and what is it purpose?
  Answer: A heart is a hollow muscular organ that pumps blood from the veins to the lungs and into the arteries.
  Note: Some believe that the heart is also the center of emotions and feelings. - 136

Question: Where is the human heart located?
  Answer: The heart is located in the chest between the lungs. - 137

Question: What is a heart beat?
  Answer: A heart beat is the rhythmic contracting and relaxing of the heart muscle to pump blood. - 138

Question: What is a pandemic?
  Answer: Pandemic is defined as: the worldwide spread of a new disease. - 1340


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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


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National Organization for Rare Disorders
 National Organization for Rare Disorders

 Prevention, treatment and cure of rare diseases.

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American Heart Association
 American Heart Association

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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

 Heart and vascular diseases, lung diseases, blood diseases and resources.

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