Exercise prescription: Inexpensive treatment option can improve health conditions

November 4, 2009
by Gina Traficant
The Las Vegas Examiner

In the Annual Obesity Report that was released this past summer by The Trust for America's Health it was reported approximately 66% of Americans are obese or overweight while less than thirty years ago that number was closer to 15%. Many diseases are linked to being overweight, such as diabetes and heart conditions. Exercise can be an inexpensive or free treatment option that can improve many chronic diseases.

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