• By Ian Roth

Mayo Clinic Minute: Heart matters for millennials

February 27, 2017

young African-American man in gym for exercise - diversity men's healthRisks for heart disease, such as obesity, lack of exercise, drinking too much alcohol and smoking, are the same for everyone. But Dr. Regis Fernandes, Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says such behaviors seem to be more prevalent in younger people now than in the past.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Ian Roth talks with Dr. Fernandes about the other big reason millennials may be at a higher risk for developing heart disease at a younger age than previous generations.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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