New Study Shows More Walkable Neighborhoods Have Reduced Risk for Obesity-Related Cancer

Charting New Roads - Alex and Rosa Dembitzer - Walkable neiborhoods help prevent cancer

The New York University Women’s Health Study (NYUWHS), featured in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), conducted a study tracking the correlation between the risk of obesity-related cancers in women and the annual average of neighborhood walkability. Between the years 1985 and 1991, the NYUWHS recruited 14,274 women and followed them for approximately thirty … Read more