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By Brad Raney
Parks and Recreation Director 

Walk Your Way to Better Health in Green River


One out of every two U.S. adults is living with a chronic disease, such as heart disease, cancer or diabetes. These diseases contribute to disability, premature death and rising health care costs. The United States Surgeon General has implemented a call to action to combat this heath crisis. What does the call to action consist of you might ask; billions of dollars to research new drugs, expensive nutrition programs, taxes on sugary beverages and unhealthy snacks? Luckily, none of the above is true. The call to action is simple: walk.

Walking does not require special skills, facilities or e...

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