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May 2006

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Doctor-Prescribed Golf

I have played golf for years, and now I would like my doctor to prescribe golf as the exercise I need for my heart. If I can get such a prescription, which I am sure I can, may I then deduct the golf as a medical expense? (S.F., Wayne, IN)


No, forget it. You have two problems. First, you are already a golfer, so the prescribed treatment would require nothing new on your part. Second, you have ... Log in to view full article.

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