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Schenectady program to ‘prescribe’ fresh vegetables

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Take two home-grown tomatoes and call us in the morning. It’s advice any health-conscious individual can take to heart — literally. Tomatoes, like many vegetables commonly grown in local gardens, have properties that promote heart health. Now, resident physicians at Ellis Hospital are teaming up with Cornell Cooperative Extension and several other county organizations to bring locally grown vegetables to those who are suffering from or at risk for cardiovascular problems. Funded by a $189,500 ...

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February 14, 2013
9:34 a.m.

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Very creative and practical -- kudos to this program.