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Where You Live Affects Your Health

This is a fascinating little study where researchers uncovered a link between access to parks, walking paths, safe sidewalks, trails, etc., and improved heart health.  Over 6,000 people were followed by researchers.  Each was individually assessed for certain heart disease risk factors: total cholesterol, body mass index, diet, exercise, blood sugar, blood pressure, and smoking status.  Based upon the number of risk factors that a person had, they were placed … Continue reading

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