Program launched to fight obesity, promote walking, healthy lifestyles

Members of the local community attending a past Highmark Wholecare event

For more than two years, discussions regarding our most chronic and deadly diseases have been pushed aside due to COVID-19. Especially for our minority and senior populations, preventative care was halted, and the stress, fear, and isolation that occurred as a result of COVID-19 led to poor lifestyle choices that only perpetuated health problems. As a result, our most vulnerable populations are facing illnesses that are far more deadly than coronavirus. I’m talking specifically about obesity.

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