Dr. Wojo: Walk a golf course -- improve your health, improve your game

August 10, 2009
by Dr. Randal F. Wojciehoski,
Wausau Daily Herald

Look around most golf courses these days and you see carts, not caddies.

More courses are even requiring carts -- disturbing when you consider that obesity has risen dramatically during the last 20 years in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, the percentage of obese adults rose in 23 states just this past year, according to a recent survey by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America's Health.

Dr. Randal F. Wojciehoski, also known as Dr. Wojo, is an emergency medicine physician at Saint Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point.

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