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Health benefits of urban bicycling outweigh risks

March 11th, 2011 by Environmental Health Perspectives

Even though urban bicyclists face hazards such as exposure to car exhaust and the risk of traffic accidents, it’s still far healthier to park the car and get on a bike. The health of the individual cyclists may improve as they drive less and exercise more, and the resulting reduction in exhaust emissions will benefit […]