News Roundup -- Rural life hardly healthier
News Roundup -- Rural life hardly healthier

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November 13, 2012

Dr Judith Kulig (Health Sciences) recently profiled in a recent edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal

Among the health challenges faced by those who live in rural areas is that their remoteness often requires them to travel longer distances to obtain care.

Among the health challenges faced by those who live in rural areas is that their remoteness often requires them to travel longer distances to obtain care.

It’s tempting to conclude that suburbs rule.

It seems the classic notions that country life is healthy and idyllic, and city life toxic and schizophrenic, are both wrong. And right.

According to experts, the health perils of country and city life are different, but probably a wash when it comes to the question of whether rural or urban living is healthier.

Read more here:

http://www.cmaj.ca/site/earlyreleases/18oct12_rural_life_hardly_healthier.xhtml




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