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More Doctors Writing Prescriptions For Exercise
ABC News

It’s a growing trend among physicians. More and more doctors are writing prescriptions for the gym and encouraging patients to think of physical activity as their new medication.

Dr. Anna Groskin said she prescribes exercise for patients with diabetes, hypertension, obesity as well as depression and other mood disorders.

Doctors said patients are more likely to comply when the prescription comes with affordable gym access.

Dr. Edward Phillips practices what he prescribes.