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New Evidence Shows Hysterectomy Does Not Increase Risk Of Heart Disease
2013-05-15 13:05:34

While previous research has shown a connection between the medical removal of a woman’s uterus and heart problems, a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has found no evidence of an increased risk.

2010-08-16 13:29:44

Early life adversity through poverty, social isolation or abuse in childhood is linked to heightened reactivity, which can lead to heart disease later on, a leading expert on stress and disease said Saturday.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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