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how can physical activity improve health?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
So many ways!!!!: Helps maintain weight, should be enjoyable, makes you disciplined, lowers cholesterol, improves fitness for living activities, improves you immune system, builds muscle (which wards off frailty ), prevents heart disease, wards off cancers in women, and much more!
Answered on Sep 15, 2012
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