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Starting to Exercise

Dear Reader, At your last visit to the doctor, you may have received one of the most important prescriptions of your life—one that only you can fill: exercise. Hundreds of studies show that exercise lowers your risk for serious health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, and certain forms of cancer. What's more, it eases arthritis and preserves independence while trimming your waistline. Put simply, exercise helps you feel better, look…

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