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Study Links Health to Neighborhood Design

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Study Links Health to Neighborhood Design

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Study Links Health to Neighborhood Design

Study Links Health to Neighborhood Design

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A new report finds that people who live in sprawling suburbs walk less for exercise and, as a result, weigh more and have higher blood pressure than those in more densely populated areas. The findings suggest community planning could become a new front in America's war on obesity. NPR's Rachel Jones reports.