Walking

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Realtors say walkable communities are where people want to live, which is why the Annual Walkability Summit is meeting at the Buffalo Grand Hotel this week.

Next year will mark the 30th anniversary of the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo. Its mission is to create a healthy community. Executive Director Phil Habersto says one of the ways of doing this is through the promotion of walking.

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A new study from the University at Buffalo shows that walking more can significantly lower the risk of heart failure in older women. UB Research Associate Professor of Epidemiology and lead author of the study Michael LaMonte said they now have scientific evidence physical activity benefits two heart failure subtypes.

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Have you gotten up and on your feet at work today? Many in the downtown Buffalo area who did took part in National Walk at Lunch Day. WBFO’s Avery Schneider joined them for a stroll.