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Hospital employees participate in 'National Walking Day'

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 02 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 04 2013 10:49:04 AM CDT

Dozens of Lehigh Valley residents are taking steps toward a healthier future.

EASTON, Pa. -

Dozens of Lehigh Valley residents are taking steps toward a healthier future.

Wednesday was National Walking Day. In honor of the occasion, employees at Easton Hospital were encouraged to throw on a pair of sneakers and go for a brisk walk at lunchtime.

General Supply Company also participated in the walk.

The American Heart Association says walking just 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of heart disease.