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Hartford HealthCare’s Sept. 14 Walk with a Doc in Plainville

New Britain [September 04 2013] - Hartford HealthCare’s next Walk with a Doc will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at Norton Park, Plainville. It will include a 30-minute walk and health tips from Richard Scarlett, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, who will discuss knee troubles and treatments

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.

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 or call 1-877-914-WALK.

Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900 X6507

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