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·What is a chronic disease? ·What is cardiovascular disease? ·What is the leading killer of both men and women? ·What racial group is disproportionately affected by CVD? ·What are symptoms of CVD? How might these differ between men and women?
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· You will not be asked about the parts of the heart (i.e., don’t memorize the definitions and diagram on p. 356-357) ·What are atherosclerosis & plaque (definition & characteristics); how do they contributeto cardiovascular problems? ·What is the most common form of coronary artery disease? (Hint: this is on p. 359 of your textbook)
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