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A Walkable City & Healthier Residents

March 1st, 2009 | by Linda Kincaid, MPH, CIH

I recently had the opportunity to compare a walkable urban city with my own Silicon Valley suburb. I have read about the environmental benefits of the "New Urbanism". On a recent visit to Washington, D.C., I observed the health benefits of an urban lifestyle. I was surprised that residents of Washington, D.C. appeared more trim and physically fit than my health-conscious California neighbors

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