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BCH Health Segment: Walking as Medicine

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BCH Health Segment: Walking as Medicine

A prescription for walking as a part of a regular exercise routine can be as effective as prescribing a drug in some cases, says Dr. Sherrie Ballantine-Talmadge, an orthopedic surgeon and family medicine physician at CU Sports Medicine & Performance Center and BCH.

A few tips: Figure out what kind of activities you enjoy. Break it into 15 minute intervals throughout the day. Celebrate your success daily--and stick to it!

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