News tagged with public transport
Authorities in China are looking to wipe out dingy public toilets with proposed rules to limit the number of flies and flush away bad smells, Beijing said.
Other Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Belgium also show how dogs can help patients with severe sleep problems.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have confirmed what many cyclists in Toronto have long believed – that streetcar tracks are involved in nearly one-third of bicycle accidents.
Other Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Certain types of routes carry much lower risk of injury for cyclists, according to a new University of British Columbia study on the eve of Vancouver's Bike to Work Week.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in six people in England aged over 50 are socially isolated. They have few socially orientated hobbies, little civic or cultural engagement with society, and may have very limited social networks. This was a key finding ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A guide has been developed to help local councils take the needs of older people into account when developing new or redeveloping existing neighbourhoods.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a $1.5 million federal grant to examine the relationship between zoning code reforms, the physical environment, and physical-activity behavior in communities ...
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Kampala residents have been urged to avoid contact after the deadly Ebola virus hit the city but security guard Joseph Karuba's job is to frisk people and he doesn't have gloves.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Public Health Nutrition links frequent cooking to a longer life.
Health May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The government of tobacco-addicted Bulgaria proposed Wednesday a total ban on smoking from June 1 in enclosed public places, including cafes, bars and restaurants, its press office said.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A healthy diet and the right amount of exercise are key players in treating and preventing obesity but we still know little about the relationship both factors have with each other. A new study now reveals ...
Health Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A mobile workforce can help improve a country's economy but the effects of commuting on the health of commuters and on the costs to industry in terms of sick days is largely unknown. From a commuter's point of view, the advantages ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
When safety net hospitals close or switch from not-for-profit to for-profit status, as quite a few did during the 1990s and early 2000s, certain vulnerable groups suffer disproportionately, a new study finds. ...
Health Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The children most likely to walk or cycle to school live in urban areas, with a single parent, and in an economically disadvantaged home, according to survey results that were published in Pediatrics today by Dr. Roman Pabayo ...
Health Jul 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study led by a Rutgers researcher and published in the American Journal of Public Health reports a significant increase in walking between 2001 and 2009 in the United States, but ...
Health May 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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