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Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:42 pm | Updated: 7:33 pm, Wed Jul 23, 2014.

Putting healthier food in state office vending machines and increasing access to recreational facilities in schools and public buildings could be among proposals to boost health in Virginia, officials said Wednesday at a state Department of Health conference.

“Clearly, we have the opportunity to improve the health of our citizens through policies and laws,” state Health and Human Services Secretary Bill Hazel said during the daylong session at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

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