Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
April 2, 2014 | New Public Health Post
Walking, like other forms of exercise, releases endorphins linked to reduced depression and increased happiness—which certainly seems to be the case for the folks in the video PSA, Just Walk!, from the American Heart Association.
January 23, 2014 | New Public Health Post
Texting while walking can have a way of changing where we go…such as into a tree trunk or a fountain. However, a recent study in the journal PLOS ONE finds that texting also dramatically changes how we walk.
November 25, 2013 | New Public Health Post
NewPublicHealth spoke with Wendy Landman, executive director of WalkBoston, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving walking conditions in cities and towns across Massachusetts.
September 26, 2014 | New Public Health Post
Both organizations and companies are looking at ways to make traffic lights even more helpful
June 25, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
You might not climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro this summer, but you can and should embrace new challenges.
May 8, 2013 | New Public Health Post
Municipal mixed-use zoning is a public health strategy to create more walkable neighborhoods by creating integrated, un-siloed access to daily activities. A recent study evaluated municipal zoning ordinances to see whether they improved walkability.
March 9, 2012 | New Public Health Post
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September 30, 2011 | New Public Health Post