Active lifestyle lowers MI risk

A Swedish study found older people who were physically active around the house stayed healthier longer than couch potatoes, regardless of whether they did any kind of formal exercise like jogging or going to the gym.

“A generally active daily life was, regardless of exercising regularly or not, associated with cardiovascular health and longevity in older adults,” said the authors.

Researchers screened almost 4000 Swedish 60-year-olds in 1997—99 and tracked their health for an