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Video: WCAX Speaks to UVM Professor Behind New Heart Association Guidelines

WCAX interviews UVM professor and cardiologist Dr. Philip Ades about his research on cardiac rehabilitation and how it has changed the American Heart Association’s official guidelines. Patients are now recommended to engage in targeted, rigorous exercise to burn calories as a way to prevent repeat cardiac incidents. “Heart patients should view exercise as a dose of almost daily medication,” he says. Watch…