Vivek Murthy

In this Aug. 3, 2015, file photo, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy speaks in the East Room at the White House in Washington. Take a walk: That’s the U.S. surgeon general’s prescription for sedentary Americans _ but communities will have to step up, too, and make neighborhoods easier and safer for foot traffic. Only half of adults and just over a quarter of high school students get the amount of physical activity recommended for good health, Murthy said in a “call to action” being issued Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

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