5 Key Trends in Parks and Public Health
A fundamental—and agonizing—paradox defines American public
health in the 21st century. While Americans are more gravely afflicted by
chronic disease than ever before, we have also never had such an array of
treatments for our deadliest diseases so readily available to us. Deepening
this paradox is a stunning fact: Many of the most potent and lasting treatments
for our national epidemics come not from pharmaceutical labs but from changed
Consider a few of the following national health statistics:
Seven out of 10 deaths among A....
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Hi! This is a wonderful idea, but once again, there is no mention of those unable to walk or ride a bike or those unable to leave their homes due to more severe disabilities. We need to look at even more accessibility for these type of people. Not all people with disabilities are able to make it to our parks.