How to prepare for a safe vacation

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Published: June, 2013

If you have heart disease, take these precautions before you leave home.

Summer vacation destinations are calling. Having heart disease doesn't mean you need to stay home, but it does mean you should take some precautions before you leave home. Dr. Mandeep R. Mehra, a Brigham and Women's Hospital cardiologist and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, offers this pre-vacation advice:

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