Driving Obesity

How people with long commutes add weight.
June 2, 2004, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A study of more than 10,500 Atlanta-area residents shows a strong link between time spent driving and obesity, said Lawrence Frank, the lead author and a professor at the University of British Columbia. People who can walk to stores and restaurants are less likely to be obese than their counterparts living in more sprawling areas."

Thanks to Peter Jacobsen

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Published on Monday, May 31, 2004 in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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