People with heart health in middle age may live up to 14 years longer, free of cardiovascular disease, compared to peers who have two or more cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new paper.

For the analysis, researchers pulled data from five different cohorts included in the Cardiovascular Lifetime Risk Pooling Project and looked at the participants’ risk of all forms of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular disease from ages 45, 55 and 65 through 95 years of age.



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