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Hartford HealthCare’s April 20 Walk with a Doc in Plainville

New Britain [April 08 2013] - Hartford HealthCare’s next Walk with a Doc will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20 at Norton Park, Plainville. It will include a 30-minute walk and health tips from Timothy Parsons, M.D., neurologist, who will discuss Stroke Symptoms & Treatment.

Sign-in is at 8:30 a.m. New participants will receive a hat and pedometer; each walker will receive a water bottle. Event host is The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC). Walks will continue on a monthly basis through September.

Hartford HealthCare’s Walk with a Doc program is part of Just Walk!, a Walk with a Doc program that hosts free community walks at area parks that are led by doctors and stress the benefits of exercise while providing health tips. Hartford HealthCare’s Walk with a Doc program includes MidState Medical Center and HOCC. Sponsor is HPC Foodservice.

Walk with a Doc was started in 2005 by a cardiologist in Ohio. There are about 100 active Walk with a Doc sites in the United States as well as in several other countries.

To register, or for more information, please visit Walk with a Doc online or call 1-877-914-WALK.

Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900, X6507

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