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Black doctors urged to exercise

It's time doctors practiced what they preach to patients about keeping fit and exercising, particularly black doctors, a cardiologist at Medical College of Georgia told an annual meeting of the nation's largest minority medical association. George Mensah spoke Tuesday at the 96th Annual Scientific Assembly of the National Medical Association in New Orleans. Dr. Mensah, who is vice president of the Association of Black Cardiologist, said what kills black doctors at a higher rate than white doctors is often preventable.