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- Website: Evidence-based Living
- Resource type: Blog
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If you have heart disease or have had a stroke, strongly consider exercise as part of your treatment process. Evidence has shown exercise is just as effective as drug treatments for treating heart disease and prediabetes and more effective after a stroke.
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Rated on: 9/11/2014 9:54:36 AM
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