BOSTON, MA – Even if you think of yourself as the
cautious type, you take risks more often than you realize. Maybe you
don't take big risks like skydiving or snake handling, but you do take
smaller risks without thinking about them, like driving a car or taking
We are living in the "age of
risk management," says Harvard risk expert Kimberly M. Thompson. Coping
with heart disease is all about balancing benefits and risks:
The trick is to choose the strategies with the greatest benefit and the least risk.
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