A 62-year-old patient with a past medical history of essential hypertension, asthma, and congestive heart failure presents to the emergency department for progressively worsening shortness of breath and lower extremity swelling for the past five days. After admission and stabilization, the patient is transferred to a rehabilitation hospital. The patient is evaluated, and a rehabilitation program is designed. Which of the following is not a result of cardiac rehabilitation?

A. Decrease depression
B. Increase maximal oxygen uptake
C. Reduce smoking
D. Decrease mortality before 12 months
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