Home > Heart Disease > Baby Boomers and Heart Disease Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on May 25, 2008 by CNielson, Views: 2888 Baby Boomers are at risk for heart attck and must take steps to prevent heart disease. Smoking, eating a high fat diet, and lack of exercise are risk factors that can be modified. Blood pressure also needs to be controlled well. The diagnosis of coronary disease can be made by a stress test.