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Sprawling to Obesity: Are the Burbs Bad for Your Health?
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by Earl, Downtown,
on Jul 29, 2009
This May, the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics confirmed that the design of U.S. communities (i.e. car-dependent suburbia) negatively affects the health of children (i.e. makes them obese). James Howard Kunstler explores the relationship between suburban sprawl and the declining health of Americans. He talks about it in this interesting podcast. Check it out: