Psychology & Psychiatry

The happiest mode of transportation? That would be cycling.

When it comes to a daily commute, what makes a person happier? That's the question a University of Minnesota researcher asked as she sought to better understand the connections between daily travel behavior and emotional ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preterm birth linked to lengthy traffic exposure in Houston

If the frustration of sitting in traffic wasn't enough, there is now a new reason to hate the gridlock. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have discovered a possible correlation between ...

Health

The safest way to walk to school

With seventy per cent of kids travelling to school by car, compared to 25 per cent in the 1970s, traffic congestion around schools has increased, raising concerns about safety.