A Healthy Relationship

Robbins, Elaine
April 2005
Planning;Apr2005, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p32
Trade Publication
This article presents information how rail advocates and health agencies are joining forces to get Americans off their duffs. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is not exactly an Outside magazine kind of place. A former coal-mining town, it has an aging, sedentary population with high rates of heart disease and other health problems. While yuppies in other towns lift weights at their health clubs, Wilkes-Barre residents lift beers at their favorite watering holes.


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