Designing Healthy Communities
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Retrofitting Suburbia
Dr. Richard Jackson MD MPH, investigates the link between our nation's obesity and Type 2 Diabetes epidemic with urban sprawl fueled by car dependency. To prevent disease through better urban…
Rebuilding Places of the Heart
When U.S. industry and manufacturing collapsed or went elsewhere, cities like Elgin, IL, and Syracuse, NY, (like many communities in the United States) were left with the task of redefining…
Social Policy in Concrete
Dr. Jackson believes it is every citizen's right to live in a clean, healthy environment. This isn't the case for many low-income neighborhoods, built near big transportation hubs and struggling…
Searching for Shangri-La
Dr. Jackson searches past and present America for healthy, sustainable communities of all sizes and shapes that can serve as models for the rest of the nation. His journey takes…

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Cody

This is such a WONDERFUL series!!

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