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    Move More to Prevent Heart Failure
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    cardiostarusa1 posted:
    When it comes to preventing heart failure, the more exercise, the better. How much more?

    A new study suggests maybe as much as two to four times the U.S. minimum recommended levels of 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week.

    The researchers reviewed 12 studies from the United States and Europe that included more than 370,000 people who were followed for an average of 15 years......

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    billh99 responded:
    Your link is bad. No WWW.

    http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2015/10/05/move-more-to-prevent-heart-failure
     
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to billh99's response:
    Oops!

    Thanks.



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