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Fortunately, there are many things you can do reduce your chances of getting heart disease. You should: Know your blood pressure and keep it under control, exercise regularly, don't smoke, get tested for diabetes and if you have it, keep it under control, know your cholesterol and triglyceride levels and keep them under control, eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, and maintain a healthy weight.

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The thoracic aorta is the biggest artery of the body. It lives within the chest doing its job of delivering blood flow from the heart to all the other arteries of the body. The aorta is located just under the sternum, initially above the heart as it aims headward, then turning left and downward towards the abdomen, pelvis, and…

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