Commuting Drives Up Weight, Blood Pressure

Is the morning commute grinding your gears? It might also be hurting your health. People who drive long distances to work are more likely to be overweight than their non-commuting counterparts, according to a new study that links urban sprawl with expanding waistlines. "It could just be a function of having less discretionary time to be physically active," said Christine Hoehner of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., lead author of the study published today in the American Journal of...Full Story
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