A Prescription for Activity

This week, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) convened a meeting to address key issues related to establishing a physical activity prescription at every visit as a medical standard of care. Kaiser Permanante's own Robert Sallis, MD, was in attendance and helped…

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Join the Walking Revolution!

Regular visitors to the Center for Total Health -- or this blog -- know that we are big fans of walking.  Our friends at Every Body Walk! have produced fantastic videos about our favorite mode of active transportation, and this…

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Transportation Techies Meet at CTH

Thanks to all who attended the Transportation Techies Meet Up at the Center for Total Health tonight, and special thanks to organizers Michael Schade and Tom Fairchild. Michael started this Meet Up just four months ago to meet other (self-described)…

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Committed to Advancing Public Health

In honor of National Public Health Week, our friends over at the Kaiser Permanente News Center have put together a list of 10 ways the health organization demonstrates its commitment to public health.  The list includes the Every Body Walk!…

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Walk On: It’s National Walking Day

What better way to support National Walking Day than to take action?  We have two ways for you to do that that have the potential to make a difference: Share your opinion on the Surgeon General's proposed call to action…

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