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Living in densely populated neighbourhoods lowers risk of diabetes, obesity
Living in densely populated neighbourhoods lowers risk of diabetes, obesity (January 15, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Toronto - Living in a neighbourhood that is densely populated may actually lower risk of diabetes and obesity, according to a report published in PLOS One. Researchers studied the effect that residential density and closeness of walkable destinations had on Torontonian's health. Results showed that those who lied in more walkable and dense neighbourhoods were 2x more likely to walk, bike or take the bus/train--and thereby were at reduced risk of diabetes and obesity
 
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