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Thumbnail: Walking 'could prevent premature deaths'

More than 36,000 premature deaths each year could be avoided if everybody in England walked more, a new report says.

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Thumbnail: NHS at 65 - 'Exercise is a form of medicine'

She is a firm believer that exercise is a medicine that can prevent disease as well as improve the health of people with long-term illnesses.After 23 years in the NHS, Ms Gates is convinced that using exercise as a form of treatment could be the most cost-effective measure ever introduced.She set up Exercise Works! in 2010 to train health professionals at home and abroad on using exercise as a form of therapy.Fittingly for someone who believes exercise has a role in the future of healthcare, her first exercise programme was inspired by US space agency NASA.

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