05 Jul '11, 7pm

City vs. Country: Which is Healthier?

City vs. Country: Which is Healthier?

Carrie Bradshaw and the rest of the crew from Sex and the City couldn't imagine a life outside of Manhattan. In fact, they saw no purpose for leaving and rarely did. Urbanites often can't imagine a life outside of all the glamour of the city. But rural dwellers feel the same. The idea of leaving the peace and quiet of the country and moving to a place of claustrophobia and high rent seems painful. I find perks on both sides of the aisle so to speak. I grew up in Charlottesville, VA on acres of woods, undisturbed by neighbors. But later on I lived in the heart of DC, enjoying the benefits of public transportation and nightly events. But researchers have recently highlighted that green space and rural living in general is better for your health. A recent article in Natural News pointed to research which says that city life contributes to a host of health problems while rural...

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