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Your resting heart rate can reflect your current and future health

By: Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch One of the easiest, and maybe most effective, ways to gauge your health can be done in 30 seconds with two fingers. Measuring your resting heart rate (RHR) the number of heart beats per minute while you're at rest is a real-time snapshot of how your heart muscle is functioning. …

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