MDs Now Prescribe Walking to Boost Health

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2016 Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place conference in Vancouver this September is soon approaching! With the theme of “Moving Towards a Healthier World,” this year’s meeting will bring together a diverse and international audience of city planners, transportation engineers, public health professionals, elected officials, community leaders, and professional walking and bicycling advocates. Below is an article outlining recent trends in the medical community, where doctors are prescribing walking as a way to keep patients healthy. Get inspired, and remember to submit your proposals by Friday, January 29 ! Photo by AJ Shroetlin | Creative Commons Everyone knows walking is good for you. It’s plain common sense, backed by a wealth of recent medical research . In fact, a major new study found that lack of physical activity is twice as deadl...

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