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Exercise is Medicine® 

The World’s Prescription for Health.
As exercise and physical activity are integral to the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, the Exercise is Medicine® initiative encourages primary care physicians and other health care providers to include exercise when designing treatment plans for patients. Along with the National Physical Activity Plan, Exercise is Medicine strives to make physical activity a “vital sign” that is routinely assessed at every patient interaction with a health care provider.

Visit the official Exercise is Medicine website.

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