May 16, 2012
Short commute, healthy body

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People with longer commutes tend to be less active and are at increased risk of chronic disease, according to a new study from Washington University [Time.com].

The study found that people who commute 30 miles or longer were less likely to exercise and more likely to be obese and have an increased risk for high blood pressure.

Learn five ways to make your commute healthier >

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