Young adults have a ‘disconnect’ between behavior and their health

http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-stroke-risk-20110502,0,5421195.story

Young adults can’t be expected to worry about having a heart attack or stroke. But they should consider that their lifestyle choices now may influence their health later, researchers said Monday.

The scientists conducted a survey of 1,248 Americans age 18 to 44 on their attitudes about health and behaviors. The majority of people age 25 to 44 said they felt they were living a healthy lifestyle.

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