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August 11, 2010

Report: Communities with quality public transit drive less, live longer

Transportation activity also plays a role in lessening an individual's risk in five of the 10 leading causes of reduced lifespan, as identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


November 30, 2009

MARTA reminds riders to take precautions

Currently, there are no transportation related restrictions and federal officials have confirmed that at this time public transportation is no more or less safe than any other public place.


September 14, 2009

H1N1 concern infects UM-Flint campus

The campus concern has been a national one, since rates of H1N1 illness has been unusual for August.


June 10, 2009

CDC recognizes Cap Metro wellness program

Focuses on reducing employees' risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and other conditions by providing a wide range of health-conscious programs.


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