https://www.healthcentral.com/article/exercise-and-heart-failure-risk-how-to-get-active
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Working It! How Exercise Helps Fight Heart Failure

Used to be that heart-failure patients were told to rest, rest, rest. Now experts say physical activity is vital—here’s what you need to know to get started.

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