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The effect of exercise on hypertension and stroke

  • Bruce Arroll (a1) and Robert Beaglehole (a1)
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  • Published online: 17 November 2008
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Bruce Arroll, Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand.
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