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Physical Activity and Cancer Treatment

In the past, people being treated for a chronic illness like cancer were often told to rest and reduce their physical activity. This is good advice if movement causes pain, rapid heart rate, or shortness of breath. But newer research has shown that exercise is not only safe and possible […]

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Heart Disease and Exercise

Whether you are at risk for or currently have heart disease, engaging in regular physical activity can be safe and help promote a strong heart and cardiovascular system. Exercise lowers resting heart rate and blood pressure and helps the heart pump blood more effectively. Especially important is aerobic activity, which […]