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Is running bad for your heart?

Don’t be too quick to hang up your running shoes in the face of recent reports that distance running can harm health.

BY STEPHEN PRESCOTT AND ADAM COHEN Modified: January 7, 2013 at 3:25 pm •  Published: January 8, 2013
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For us marathoners, the news was about as encouraging as a stress fracture. “Running farther, faster can kill you,” read the NBC News headline. The Wall Street Journal offered an even starker take: “One Running Shoe in the Grave.”

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