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TULANE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY


Dr. Gerald Berenson started the Bogalusa Heart study in 1973 and tracked the cardiovascular health of the town's residents for the next 39 years. His groundbreaking research confirmed that coronary artery disease begins in childhood. So Dr. Berenson designed a prevention program that teaches lessons in life: A healthy diet can make for a good heart and the right choices will yield a lifetime of health. At 88 years old, he should know. Please watch.

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