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'Land-Use Policy Is Public Health Policy'

Better urban planning has the potential to improve the health of community residents
April 7, 2004, 10am PDT | Janet Boyko
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Roger Valdez, a guest columnist in the the Seattle Times, argues that increased density not only provides economic benefits, but improves public health. "Increased density can lead to a decreased risk of chronic disease. Studies show that people are more likely to walk and be more physically active in areas with more concentration of people."

Thanks to Janet Boyko

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Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2004 in The Seattle Times
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