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Your Health Depends on Where You Live

Your Health Depends on Where You Live
Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it's not part of your medical records.


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Posted by nova on January 27, 2010
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Comments

Posted by kimmy on January 27, 2010 at 8:13 pm
If this is true, I should be dead.
I smoke, high stress job and live in the high designated areas.
I think that genetics is more important than location.
Posted by nova on February 2, 2010 at 9:19 am
They are saying Environmental factors are part of the picture, not the only thing that matters. It is true that some conditions are more prevalent in certain areas (one example is Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which is most often found in developed nations).
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