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Tweet of the Day: When It Comes To High Blood Pressure, Treating Exercise As Medicine Is A Good Idea

Exercise can be as good as medicine, if not better, for some conditions, depending on the condition. When it comes to high blood pressure, one study found that treating exercise as medicine produced benefits for patients. 

Many clubs have or have considered offering medical wellness programs. IHRSA has produced several resources to help those clubs succeed, including the Medical Wellness Toolkit and DeMystifying HIPAA E-Book


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