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Lifting weights for just five minutes can slash stroke and heart attack risk

Get fit: Briefly pumping iron cuts likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome, such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar and excess body fat around the waist

Lifting weights for less than an hour each week slashes your stroke and heart attack by around 70 per cent, according to research. Experts also say carrying heavy shopping or digging for the same amount of time offers the same benefit. Scientists at Iowa State University analysed the link between resistance exercise and cardiovascular disease in nearly 13,000 adults. They ...

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‘Heroic’ TSA agent saves man having heart attack at airport

Transportation Security Administration officials had a record day on May 3.

Transportation Security Administration officials had a record day on May 3. (Reuters) A TSA agent is being praised for his quick-thinking after a man collapsed after passing through the security line at the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wis. Tony D’Amico, a firefighter and TSA agent, said he joined the TSA after 9/11 in honor of his fellow firefighters who ...

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