Life Expectancy, Disease Rates Vary By Neighborhood In Houston. Researchers Are Trying To Help.

Researchers have noticed neighborhood design, even down to the sidewalks and billboards can affect rates of everything from cancer to diabetes.

By Davis LandSeptember 10, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

For many people in Houston, staying healthy is a matter of buying the right foods at the grocery store and getting in some exercise at the local park or gym, but often health outcomes vary between neighborhoods.

For Houston researchers, those disparities are a problem.

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