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Here’s how a 10-mile commute can hurt your health

Dr. Richard J. Jackson, professor emeritus of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Healthline article about the health effects of a long commute to work.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

With the cost of living increasing in many urban areas, and technological advances allowing for more work to be done from home, it’s not surprising that more Americans are commuting to work from farther and farther away.

Studies have confirmed that these commutes, some as short as 10 miles, have numerous detrimental effects on health that include everything from lower happiness to high blood pressure.

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