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Agony Column

THE AGONY COLUMN
There is one part of women’s magazines that every man reads. It is the section popularly known as the ‘agony column’, where women, and increasingly men, write for advice on what are sometimes referred to as ‘affairs of the heart’. The person who answers these letters usually  has a very reassuring sort of name, which suggests a gentle middle-aged lady of great wisdom and experience, but who at the same time is as homely and approachable as your favourite aunt.

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Proof Against Heart Attacks

PROOF AGAINST HEART ATTACKS
Does a drink a day keep heart attacks away? Over the past 20 years, numerous studies have found that moderate alcohol consumption say, one or two beers, glasses of wine or cocktails daily – helps to prevent coronary heart disease. Last week a report in the New England Journal of Medicine added strong new evidence in support of that theory.

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Heart Attack

HEART ATTACK – WAS IT SOMETHING THEY ATE?
Pirkko Mononen’s father, aged 59, died of a heart attack. He was one of nine children from a farming family; seven of them died of heart attack. Pirkko’s husband, Heikki, knows how she feels. His father and mother had heart attack trouble and for both of them the third heart  attack was  fatal. Their case is not unusual for Pirkko and Heikki, aged 46 and 47. They live in Finland, where the death rate from heart disease used to be the highest in the world.

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