"Cardiovascular disease (atherosclerosis) is an inflammatory process. Blockages in the arteries are like little pockets of inflammation. A good way to visualize atherosclerosis is like little "pimples" in the arteries filled with pus. If these "pimples" burst a heart attack or stroke can occur."
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