Can exercise really be the best medicine?

December 9, 2013

Researchers looked at results from nearly 340,000 patients who had already suffered from heart disease and stroke to see how exercise compared to using prescribed drugs. In the case of stroke, physical activity was found to be more successful than some medication in preventing death. And exercise was found to be equally as effective as certain drugs for preventing people who had already suffered one heart attack from suffering another.

Read more about the findings from the London School of Economics, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute at the Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine's research.

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