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{ } AGING with an Attitude Should you listen to your doctor about physical activity? D octors often tell patients “you need to move…to exercise.” This is especially true when high blood pressure, high cholesterol, depression or an at-risk breast cancer diagnosis is involved. When my doctor uttered those unwelcome words, my mind was racing, preparing to protest, but before I could,