Hartford HealthCare’s Aug. 24 Walk with a Doc in Bristol
New Britain [August 13 2013] -
Hartford HealthCare’s next Walk with a Doc will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at Rockwell Park, Bristol. It will include a 30-minute walk and health tips from Timothy Parsons, M.D., neurologist, who will discuss stroke symptoms and 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). At the Sept. 14 walk at Norton Park, Plainville, Richard Scarlett, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, will talk about knee troubles and treatments.
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. Sponsor is HPC Foodservice.
Walk with a Doc was started in 2005 by a cardiologist in Ohio. There are nearly 100 active Walk with a Doc sites in the United States as well as in other countries.
For more information, please visit www.hartfordhealthcare.org/walkwithadoc or call 1-877-914-WALK.
Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900 X6507
HCC Corporate Communications
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