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How families protect the financial health of cities

The growing financial insecurities of families around the globe have been fast becoming a chronic issue for many communities. As the cost of living continues More...

Much of what we know about public health and urban planning is wrong

A new decade-long project from the MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism and the American Institute of Architects challenges what we think we know about the relationship between urban More...

Mind the gap: Mapping life expectancy by subway stop

Sydney Brownstone at Fast Company looks at how different neighborhoods can have significant disparities when it comes to the health and life expectancy of residents. This differences More...

Your neighborhood is why you’re fat

A recent study from Western Australia unveils that there is a correlation to where you live and if it promotes weight loss or weight gain More...

Good urban design makes us healthier, says decade-long study

A new study from Australia has found that walkable neighborhoods have a direct impact on improving the health of the local community. According to the More...