Suburban Life May Be Killing You

Is it a case of bad urban planning, or a case of junk science? The CDC's study has struck a nerve.
January 8, 2002, 12pm PST | Gwen Hilburn
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One side says that people are becoming unhealthy because of poor urban planning that encourages a sedentary life style and a dependence on autos. The other side says that this is bunk and that this new study comes on the heels of another CDC study which says that residents of master-planned communities are the pillars of good health. Many urban planning experts are saying that now is the time for the public health community to enter the urban sprawl debate.

Thanks to Gwenn Hilburn

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Published on Monday, January 7, 2002 in The Los Angeles Times
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