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Heart disease is the biggest cause of death for men and women in the UK. Heart disease includes conditions such as coronary heart disease, heart attack and congestive heart failure. Steps to prevent heart disease include stopping smoking, lowering cholesterol, controlling high blood pressure, maintaining a healthy weight and exercising.

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Delayed light-headedness may be health warning

People who consistently have dizzy spells several minutes after standing or sitting up are at increased risk of health problems and an early death, according to a new study published in Neurology.

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