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Physical activity is one of the most important things Americans can do to improve their health.

Walking is an easy way to get moving!  Step it Up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities


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  • Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.
  • Learn more about the Surgeon General’s reports on smoking and health.

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  • Mental and emotional health is just as important to our overall well-being as our physical health.

  • Read the recommendations from the National Prevention Strategy

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  • Eating healthy can help reduce people’s the risk of disease and help maintain a healthy body weight.

  • Learn more about healthy eating

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  • Regular physical activity helps people of all ages protect and improve their health.

  • Learn about Step It Up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.

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  • Step it Up! Help Make Our Communities Walkable

    We can all Step It Up! and join the U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy to make our communities more walkable. Watch the video.

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