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Sustainable Impact: Infrastructure for Healthy Living

Sustainable Impact: Infrastructure for Healthy Living

How Urban Infrastructure Influences Our Health and Environment. City & regional planning can support fresh food access and active lifestyles that affect not only our health, but also the Earth’s ability to support our livelihoods. //ISSUE POINTS According to the American Heart Association, nearly 70% of American adults are overweight or obese—this means 7 out of 10 of our constituents are at high risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and diabetes. Heart disease, alone,…

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