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Do genes play a role in heart disease?
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Cardiac risk factors
One's genetics are a strong predictor for the development of heart problems when the connection is close (sibling or parent), and when the heart problems occur at a young age (<65).

In brief: Cardiac risk factors
One's genetics are a strong predictor for the development of heart problems when the connection is close (sibling or parent), and when the heart problems occur at a young age (<65).
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