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Tulane PRC Steps It Up!

In honor of the U.S. Surgeon General’s recent Step It Up! campaign and Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities, the Tulane Prevention Research Center held a walking? break for staff and students during a training meeting on Oct. 23 in downtown New Orleans. (Click on the photo to see a photo gallery from our walking break!)
As one of 26 Prevention Research Centers around the country, the Tulane PRC works with communities to ensure that everyone has the opportunity for safe walking. As the Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy put it “One of the most powerful things that we can do to turn the tide on chronic disease is something we have been doing for millennia. And that is: walking."
For more information about the Surgeon’s Step It Up! Call to Action and how to get involved, visit www.surgeongeneral.gov.
To read about the Tulane PRC’s work to support walking in New Orleans and Louisiana, visit the Our Work section of our website.

Topics:   physical activity , walking , sidewalks , built environment , health communication

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