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Argentine heart patients 'prescribed Tango dancing'

13 August 2012 Last updated at 16:09 BST

Doctors in Argentina have discovered that, for patients recovering from heart problems, tango dancing can be as beneficial as more traditional therapies.

A hospital in La Matanza in Buenos Aires is giving free tango lessons to patients who loathe the treadmill, to try to encourage them to participate in rehabilitation.

MarĂ­a Eugenia Dupin reports.