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Prosecutors were mostly clinical in examining witnesses. One exception came after Nelson — trying to raise doubt about Floyd's cause of death …

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Stress is another known risk factor for heart disease. A 2001 study found that pet ownership in conjunction with treatment with an ACE inhibitor did more to reduce stress-related blood pressure spikes than ACE inhibitor treatment alone. A 2007 study found that in people hospitalized for advanced heart failure, blood pressure and levels of certain stress hormones dropped after a 12-minute visit from a therapy dog.

With America reopening in phases to protect against COVID-19, one thought on all of our minds is: What can we do to protect ourselves?

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Heart disease doesn’t just strike older men. It’s the No. 1 killer for men and women in the U.S. and this region. Stroke is No. 3 in the region. Here’s what you can do to protect your cardiovascular health. Get screened: Ask your primary care provider to start related screenings by age 25. Know your numbers: Five personal health

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