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Skipping Breakfast Associated With Hardened Arteries, Say Heart Specialists

Skipping Breakfast Associated With Hardened Arteries, Say Heart Specialists

How are skipping breakfast and atherosclerosis related? Learn about the results of a new study in this HowStuffWorks article.


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