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Cardiac Rehabilitation - How Well It Works

The many benefits of cardiac rehab include:

Cardiac rehab can increase the quality of your life by improving your health overall; helping you lose weight, if you need to; reducing depression, stress, and anxiety; and helping to increase your self-esteem.

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Breakthroughs in Atherosclerosis Treatment

In the battle against atherosclerosis, the stakes remain high. Scientists have made exciting medical advances, but the disease persists as a leading cause of illness and death in the United States. This year alone, atherosclerosis will contribute to about 1.2 million heart attacks among Americans. “While we have very good therapies and tests to identify the disease and predict the risk, none of them is perfect,” says Stephen Nicholls, MBBS (bachelor of medicine/surgery), PhD, clinical director...

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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