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Exercise really is good for you
  1. S G Wannamethee
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK; goya{at}


When it comes to reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, it may never to be too late to start exercising and benefit from the effects of moderate physical activity

  • physical activity
  • lifetime pattern
  • coronary heart disease

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  • Published Online First 19 July 2006

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