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Health.com: 15 Weird Things Linked to Heart Attacks

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Low HDL Cholesterol

A study of nearly 7,000 people led by a researcher at Indiana University analyzed the relationship between HDL, or good cholesterol, and major coronary events. The study concluded that low HDL was the third strongest predictor of coronary events, after prior heart disease and age.

“If young people have heart attacks, I can almost always tell you they have low HDL,” says Dr. Wood, author of "Smart at Heart." Dr. Wood says there are ways to increase good cholesterol. The two most powerful tools? Exercise and weight loss.

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