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Are we genetically pre programmed to die of heart disease?

Are we genetically pre programmed to die of heart disease? Check out this article in the Atlantic. Throughout history, humans and all animals have evolved and continue to do so.   Part of this evolution may actually be the reason behind so many people dying from heart disease. According to a new book that Haider Warraich, a fellow in cardiovascular medicine at the Duke University Medical Center is working on, the problems have to do with our immune system, and how inflammation in our modern day society is responsible for todays cardiac and circulatory problems. Inflammation is responsible for atherosclerosis, not Read More »