Running pace may help predict future heart disease

05/24/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Researchers say how fast a middle-age person can run a mile may be a good indicator of the risk of heart disease they'll face in their 80s. Two recent studies showed fitness at midlife was linked to long-term heart health, and co-author Dr. Jarett Berry of Southwestern Medical School said running pace is something people understand and a good place to start measuring fitness.

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