Long Term Exposure to Road Traffic Noise May Increase Obesity Risk
Long term exposure to road traffic noise is associated with increased risk of obesity.
The Armchair Spaceman+1+Nina From Canada, eh cars then. they cause obesity .. but government is afraid of facts so they shift focus. noise..
no.. its the sitting down and the junkfood inherent in being traffic.16h
The Armchair Spaceman+1+Nina From Canada, eh yeah.. ive long contested traffic pollution is the top cancer cause too.. it’s a far more realistic explanation as to why as non-smoking many joggers get lung cancer as do heavy smokers than ”passive smoking” is.
i blame the thirty years as a cycling commuter for my COPD over tobacco simply because the amount of traffic effluent and road dirt i’ve inhaled far exceeds the tobacco smoke ive consumed over my entire life. truth is since i started smoking at age 14 it was sporadic.. often weeks would pass without a smoke. it tended to be only if i was drunk i’d smoke a whole pack in a day rather than one or two each day, but not every day… i was clean for 7 years too.. but i cycled every single day.
the stroppy rebel in me started smoking regularly after i got told i had copd, and needed to stop smoking.. because at that point.. i wasn’t smoking ciggies at all… i was commuting.
not saying baccy is safe.. there IS benzine and nitro-samines in it.. just claiming, on chemical grounds that petroleum effluent is more dangerous ten-fold.8h
Nina From Canada, eh+The Armchair Spaceman I am most appalled by the people with tvs playing for the back seat, people need to remember that driving is not a right, it’s a privilege not a right and the vehicle is not a living room or an office or a bathroom and they need to stop distracting all the drivers. passengers need to remember silence saves lives, especially their own, eh.
Reading the various coverage about traffic in Vancouver during the 2010 Olympics, I was struck about how social attitudes change. In the 1970’s, if you recycled, you were pretty much a hippie freak. A scant couple of decades later, if … Continue reading →