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Environment and Health

Want To Lose Weight? Head For The Park

Jackie Ostfeld | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Jackie Ostfeld

Did you know that access to parks and green spaces increase physical fitness? Seems obvious, right, but now there is a growing body of evidence demonstrating that parks are good for your health.

Impoverished Americans Face Environmental Health Problems

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

Chronic poverty grips regions across the United States, and leaves urban and rural residents alike in struggles for employment, housing and some of li...

The Social Network Diet: Why You Really Are The Company You Keep

Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D.

Habits are hard to change. But when your environment changes, so do your habits. The point is this: To make healthy living easier, we need to create an environment that supports our health rather than sabotaging it. Fortunately, we now have the tools to do so -- key among them, social networks.