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Woman’s hospital launches first exercise-based medicine program
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Woman’s hospital launches first exercise-based medicine program

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Woman’s Hospital has launched a new program that helps participants manage chronic illness or disease symptoms through fitness. Exercise is Medicine (EIM) is an evidence-based approach to exercise created by the American College of Sports Medicine. “Woman’s Center for Wellness offers the Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease program, prenatal fitness and Balance,” said the Director of the Woman’s Center for Wellness, Brooke Coogan. “EIM is different in that it focuses on those who need a little more assistance, monitoring and education to get started with exercise as a part of their lifestyle.” Woman’s Hospital encourages locals to stay in shape The eight-week program is a starting point for patients who are told to exercise but do...