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Exercise is Medicine

The following is adapted from an article that appeared in the Rutland Herald and Times Argus on July 24, 2016. by Janis Hall When you think of health care and medicine, you probably think of doctors, hospitals and drug prescriptions. But there’s growing recognition that patients’ daily activities have a huge potential to support good […]

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Learn to Ski & Snowboard 2016!

Young Vermonters: Welcome to a new way to love winter in Vermont! What can $20 get you these days? How about a beginner ski or snowboard lesson for a Vermont child, including rentals and a lift ticket? This January, the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports will sponsor 300 Vermont children with $20 […]

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Prescription Pads Advise Patients To Exercise

VERMONT PHYSICIANS STATEWIDE SHARE A SINGLE PHRASE TO INCREASE VERMONTERS’ WELLNESS Exercise Is Medicine New Prescription Pads Recommend Physical Activity as Part of Overall Health Message Exercise_Is_Medicine_RX_Pad MONTPELIER, Vt. – As flu clinics canvas the state with preventative shots this season, The Vermont Governor’s Council has a new program intended to boost wellness for Vermonters […]

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“Healthy Employees Add to A Healthy Bottom Line” is Theme of Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference March 28th

Employers throughout Vermont are invited to attend a Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 28, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington. The conference aims to engage business leaders, human resources professionals and wellness specialists in supporting health and wellbeing of Vermonters on the job. Governor Peter Shumlin, […]

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