Nation's Healthiest Cities

How healthy is your city? A survey ranks 10 zones and 125 cities.
August 26, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The place you call home should nourish your mind, heart, and soul. Wouldn't it be nice if it kept you healthy too?Make no mistake, toxins in the environment—exhaust from cars and industrial plants, pesticides from farms and lawns—put you at risk for everything from cancer and heart disease to infertility and allergies."A range of estimates suggest that the environment plays about a 10 to 20 percent role in determining your health," says Robert Weinhold, author of the comprehensive Rating Guide to Environmentally Healthy Metro Areas (Animas). In other words, where you live counts."

Thanks to Jayashree Narayana

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Published on Monday, August 25, 2003 in Organic Style
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